Despite polarisation on Brexit, there is more agreement among voters than often appears – and therefore more cause for optimism.
Britain Beyond Brexit, a New Conservative Vision for a New Generation, is published today by the CPS.
It would bring with it many compensations, including regulatory freedom, tariff income and £39 billion of cold, hard cash.
Its muscular power is needed to boost share ownership, build houses and tax wealth rather than income. And let’s rule out a No Deal Brexit.
We have a habit of looking back at policy platforms pursued by previous Conservative Governments, and attempting to bring back popular policies like a poor Hollywood remake.
The debate has come to symbolise much of what differentiates us from the Left: robust policy based on evidence that supports free markets, versus dogma based on statism.
Gone is the Conservative certainty of reducing taxes to promote businesses’ own investment and growth.
The Chancellor has not suddenly changed who he is; he has carefully analysed the issues we face and plotted out a course of action to build a Britain fit for the future.
The second piece in the author’s series on the coming economic revolution proposes a series of policies to turbo-charge the post-Brexit economy.
Labour’s handouts must be exposed as a self-defeating deception – as must the danger of what happens when “there is no money left”.
Several new investment vehicles will put Theresa May’s belief in “the good that government can do” into action across multiple sectors.
Downing Street can win votes in the regions without resorting to Blair’s pork-barrel spending.
Unlike America’s, our institutions are too timid, too diffuse in their aims, and too low-risk – and are consequently staffed by the wrong people.
There are developing space economies, just as there are developing economies.
Higher education is overwhelmingly geared towards high-quality research, and the Government’s new proposals don’t tackle the root causes of this imbalance.