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I suspect that he has come to believe that, even with a leadership election round the corner, the Conservatives cannot become the party he wants them to be.
In the Lyons Report which be commissioned, the Mayor – or anyone else – has the makings of a free trade manifesto.
Cllr Sir Merrick Cockell, Kathy Gyngell, Andrew Lilico, Christopher Pincher MP, Simon Richards and others respond to Osborne’s statement.
Cllr Sir Merrick Cockell, Ruth Lea, Andrew Lilico, Christopher Pincher MP, Simon Richards and others make their recommendations.
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Ruth Lea is an economist and is a former Director of the Centre for Policy Studies. I am not a… Read more »
Ruth Lea: The Government cannot afford to be today’s Mrs Jellyby, sending money abroad while British families suffer
Development aid to India, about £280m annually, is becoming increasingly controversial. Concern began when Indian billionaires started to buy British… Read more »
There has been much speculation that, not least of all on this site, Chris Huhne’s resignation as Secretary of State… Read more »
The annual World Economic Forum jamboree for politicians, businesspeople and other worthies ends today. The talking, networking and skiing will… Read more »
Helped by the ECB’s huge liquidity boost, launched last December, the financial markets have recently become more optimistic about the… Read more »
Stories about wind turbines self-destructing in gales have become staple fodder in the wind-sceptic press. Pictures of turbines catching fire… Read more »
Ruth Lea: Britain should aim for a Swiss-style free trade relationship with the EU, the Commonwealth and North America
The recent 10th anniversary of the introduction of the euro’s notes and coins was a curiously muted affair. How different… Read more »
Ruth Lea: It’s time for the politicians of Europe call time on the Eurozone and the economically damaging climate change agenda
The fallout from last week’s EU Summit rumbles on. Anglo-Gallic name-calling seems to have sunk to new lows amidst threats… Read more »