The reason we will get away with it again, as we did in the banking crash, is that there is so much deflation around, inflation is not a problem.
The theoretical aim of policy then should be bridging over what is hopefully a short pause in activity – eliminating near-term distress for households and businesses.
What about the impact on domestic violence, with everyone stuck in their own homes? And on those with serious but non-life threatening health problems?
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.
Our scoping assessment shows there could be a £15.3 billion expansion in overall trade between the two countries, an 18 per cent increase on 2018 levels.
The election delivered Conservative MPs located precisely in the industrial areas that are vulnerable to the government’s own policy of divergence.
Can have a bold enough economic policy that people in these newly gained seats can see the difference in five years’ time?
A new Conservative Government will need to transform the economy. It remains to be seen whether this be done with a majority based on northern, post-industrial Britain.
Ever since the EU referendum, there’s been renewed focus on how to help poorer places. Helpfully there is decades of evidence about what does and doesn’t work.
The march of technology stops for nothing – not even Brexit – and the businesses and regions which embrace it will be the winners of the future.
If you want to be sure that Brexit happens, however much you might dislike this plan, there is only one course of action – vote for it.
The key to a good Brexit is empowering UK entrepreneurs to talk to their European counterparts and become ambassadors for Downing Street’s plan.
At the moment, we are treading water and appear to be relying on popular support for Brexit, and the threat of Corbyn, to keep us in office.
We should not be tied to rules that often apply extreme versions of the precautionary principle that throttle new developments.
Brexit won’t be the most important factor shaping our growth over the next decade or so, whether we leave with an agreement or without one.