To revive our high streets councils have a role in making sure empty space is put back into use.
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The Conservatives: not the Party of “f*ck business”, but not the Party of blind obedience to big business, either
Prioritising large over small, or current businesses over future businesses, would hurt workers, consumers, taxpayers, investors and the nation.
There is also a lesson for councillors – to challenge their officials in making lazy choices when bids are put in for contracts.
In Wandsworth we are working with employers and further education colleges – and providing the infrastructure needed for economic growth.
Neil O’Brien: We Conservatives need to refresh ourselves to stop Corbyn. That’s why Onward is being launched.
Even in lefty France, socialist policies are now being dumped by Emmanuel Macron in favour of free markets. Now is the time to develop our next round of big ideas.
The proportion of homes built by small firms has plummeted. But smaller builders, based locally, are more likely to develop schemes that complement the local area.
The Treasury should be saved from itself by bringing the Party Chairman in to scrutinise the Autumn Budget before it is finalised.
That means commissioning physical and digital infrastructure and recruiting necessary personnel. It also means offering tangible reassurance to business.
Once free of EU regulations, the Government can finally revive Britain’s long-neglected network of regional airfields to bring regions closer to major markets.
We must turbo-charge the vehicle of British entrepreneurship as we drive across the Brexit bridge which should connect us with the rest of the world.
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.
Abhishek Sachdev: Small and medium-sized businesses are being exploited by banks which abuse their power
Thousands of businesses have suffered material harm as a result of sharp practice against which they have no recourse.
Small firms have had to struggle due to bureaucratic inertia by some councils. At least the culprits have been identified.
Syed Kamall: That there has been a Brexit talks breakthrough is no thanks to the Commission’s negotiating plan
Hopefully, these efforts will pay off next week when national leaders decide whether to open talks on trade and a transition period. It is time to get down to business.
Five priorities set out here would boost exports, tackle business rates, protect the self-employed, increase housing and create jobs.