It is not especially low tax, nor is it unregulated – though it is certainly a more business-friendly environment then the UK. Here is why it works.
Just 0.6 per cent of London homes – and 0.8 per cent nationally – are vacant for more than six months. That’s down hugely in recent years.
Few people want to stop skilled workers coming to the UK. But many voters understandably want better integration of new arrivals.
A comparison with its neighbour, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is stark.
Successful Singapore is simply copying what previous Conservative governments have done – namely, to deliver directly hundreds of thousands of new houses.
If it is too exotic a model, try Australia or New Zealand. They, too, have opened their markets, removing tariffs and trade barriers, liberalising their economies.
We should draw up plans for free trade among the nine major powers, and free movement among the Anglosphere.
My think-tank’s new report finds that there are over 46,000 unnecessary deaths each and every year in the UK.
“As we leave the EU, Britain will seek to become the global leader in free trade.”
Some answers from a seminar at Policy Exchange.
The mythical post-Brexit ideal of unfettered access to the Single Market most closely resembles deals only open to less developed countries.
The city state’s stability is impressive. But it it bought at the price of stagnation.
70 per cent of firms assisted by the service reported significant benefit to overseas sales and their business overall.
Radical libertarian thinkers don’t actually want to overthrow democracy, but to leave it behind.
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