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.
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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.
Robert Buckland: “We must speak the language of opportunity”. His lecture on Tory revival. Full text.
“The language should be that of giving people their chance to succeed and of being on their side – a “people politics” that many practice locally but which must be scaled up.”
Howard Flight: Today’s Mayite Conservatives have embraced a socialist ethic – with wishy-washy, opportunistic policies.
Mercifully, there remain a few Thatcherites, even in the Cabinet, who believe in the power of liberty, responsibility, commerce and voluntary action.
Supporting businesses to start and grow is a key part of our modern industrial strategy.
We need to safeguard local residents and and traditional businesses.
Once we’re no longer sending the proceeds to Brussels, the Government can invest in education and social care without asking more from the taxpayer.