The former Brexit Secretary warns of the danger that MPs will believe the Government has not even demanded the necessary concessions from Brussels.
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Making Britain better post-Brexit will mean tough decisions about priorities. And that requires the Conservatives to know who their people are.
It’s not hard to find reasons to be frustrated with the Government, but we are still delivering for the British people.
Peter Bone: I helped move Cameron’s Government to deliver the referendum. This deal doesn’t deliver on the result.
It is certainly not the Brexit that people voted for. As Bill Clinton might have said about the main issue: It’s the Sovereignty, Stupid!
Security, cohesion, integration, solidarity: all are intangible. But we pay – literally – to gain them. Why single out self-government?
Will Tanner and Guy Miscampbell: A graduate tax cut would put money back in the pockets of young people
The costs could be offset by encouraging a tenth of students away from low-value university and towards higher-value technical education.
Tom Clougherty: Make Work Pay. A new agenda from the CPS for fairer taxes – including an end to pernicious marginal rates.
If one of a couple claiming the marriage allowance becomes a higher rate taxpayer, there is a 23,800 per cent marginal tax rate on the first penny over the threshold.
A Budget with a message for Conservative MPs. Nice little seat you have there. Pity if anything happened to it.
In sum, Hammond said: vote for May’s Deal – or the economy gets it. But there’s more than one way of dicing the next election result.
But although the era of austerity is coming to a close, we are emphatically not rejecting the need for ongoing discipline with the public finances.
Hammond has one task only in next week’s Budget. To show that the Government is preparing for No Deal.
The Chancellor’s recent claims of a coming “Deal Dividend” sent the wrong message at the wrong time – and showed up a deep Treasury malaise.
In the second article of our mini-series, the Harlow MP calls for a relentless focus on the cost of living, a skills-based economy, social injustices and affordable housing.
Nevertheless, tax alone won’t solve our challenge. Instead we must reshape the high street experience – as we’re starting to do in the West Midlands.
It will also boost our economy and allow businesses to create new, modern jobs in an exciting growth sector.
Robert Halfon: No to Ted Clubberlang Conservatism, no to Deliveroo Conservatism, yes to Workers’ Conservatism
That’s you told, Johnson and Truss. Plus: a Universal Credit Brexit Dividend for working families.
Bob Seely: Yes, Brexit and leadership are important. But so’s everything else. Here are some ideas for the future.
Scrap HS2. Integrate social care. Abolish NI. Reverse police cuts. Consider a new Bill of Rights. And much, much more.