Three million of them are unlikely to pitch up here, but government must plan for all eventualities – and support for its plan wouldn’t survive a mass influx.
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This ambitious business case is based on our experiences not only of recovering from the last downturn, but on the successes of the last three years.
This is 25 times the number of skilled work permits issued each year to non-EU citizens and their dependants.
WATCH: Cummings 3) Shapps would rather talk about “things that matter to people’s everyday lives” – like his £1 billion plan for the A66
“It will cover all the way from Penrith to Scotch Corner…I had hoped to get a bit of time to talk about things I’m an expert in.”
How prepared are we for strict social distancing for the forseeable future, compulsory masks, closed leisure facilities – and a semi-functioning economy?
If you really want to see how we’re pulling together, the best example is taking shape now at the NEC, outside Birmingham – the new NHS Nightingale Hospital.
Budget 2) John Glen: The challenges we face of the virus and of weak productivity can’t be met by the repetition of small state mantras
The Chancellor’s measures leave us well prepared to tackle its short-term challenges as well as helping to shape the long-term trajectory of the economy.
Plus: As of writing, I’ve had hardly any communications at all from constituents about the Coronavirus.
Our priorities were: tackling global climate change, solving Grand Challenges and making the UK the best place in the world to work and to grow a business.
It may deliver better value than other mega-projects – more ‘levelling up’ across the UK and perhaps even help preserve the union itself.
At the least, we can expect reduced growth worldwide – and a more expansionary Budget next month.
In the second piece of our mini-series, our guest author says that a switch to the scheme would most likely leave the average motorist better-off.
HS2’s financial case gets weaker and weaker – but has its political justification held up any better?
The project has its vocal supporters, but there are many areas in the North of England which it will not help at all.
Tom Tugendhat: The three foreign policy actions that Johnson should take now that he has this huge majority
For the first time in decades the levers of British influence – defence, diplomacy, aid and trade – could sit alongside domestic efforts in education and infrastructure.
Don’t expect Downing Street to bother too much about what MPs or the media think as it prepares to shake up government and Whitehall.