His recent announcement to the Commons suggests the Government may be making another effort to grasp a nettle which his predecessors have neglected.
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“Seriously concerning.” “A Gordon Brown-style budget”. Centre-right think tanks resist the Budget’s main platform.
But some free marketeers are concerned about the huge borrowing rise and the reliance on “bureaucrats picking winners.”
WATCH: “People need to be really careful what they wish for.” Robbie Gibb on abolishing the licence fee.
May’s former Director of Communications was interviewed by Mark Wallace at a Taxpayers’ Alliance event.
Appointments go to those who conform with socialist “groupthink”. Genuine diversity is needed.
Duncan Simpson: Three tasks for Johnson. Cull quangos. End taxpayer-funded lobbying. And reform appointments.
Cleaning up the state won’t be a quick and easy task. But if Boris Johnson doesn’t grasp the nettle, it will certainly come back to sting.
James Frayne: Ten errors that Conservatives must avoid making about the new working class voters who backed them last month
Listening to conversations in Westminster in recent days, I fear a number of misconceptions will drive bad decision-making.
HS2’s financial case gets weaker and weaker – but has its political justification held up any better?
The project has its vocal supporters, but there are many areas in the North of England which it will not help at all.
Instead of seeing local councillors as a potential saving, maybe we should see them as an asset.
The Prime Minister’s spending commitments sit alongside welcome proposals for devolution and reform.
The average value of collections for each council is around £7 million.
The second piece in our series this week about what the Conservative Manifesto should look like.
Residents want low taxes and regular bin collections, not big PR budgets and regular spin.
We need an overhaul to meet both the immediate challenges posed by Brexit and to maintain our global position as other countries start catching us up.
And: Gove says MPs can sit at weekends to get a deal through. Plus: Brisk business at the bookstall – and the menace of the “offence archaeologists”.
The heated debate about fiscal policy a decade ago is often forgotten. It matters that the former Prime Minister now acknowledges he came down on the wrong side.