There’s huge scope to enhance the City, and the British economy – especially if we learn the right lessons from Thatcher-era reforms.
This agreement paves the way for what could be the most exciting step yet for Global Britain’s independent trading story.
We must embrace an active enterprising state, reformed and reforming, that can help drive an enterprise nation forward.
The Prime Minister will be rejected by the aspirational working class that voted for him in large numbers if he cannot win this battle.
The need for a technologically savvy workforce dominates debates, but what we need just as much is more “high touch” or empathetic jobs.
Johnson’s election manifesto promised to remove the Fixed-term Parliaments Act, among other pledges.
Used properly, stretch targets have the effect of galvanising the level of culture change, ambition, pace and delivery which is needed.
Plus: People vote for me to shave off my beard. But the decision was only advisory. And did they have enough information…?
The tax take is at its highest ever, and yet the Government is looking at ways to raise yet more taxes.
Our New Generation programme will be tasked with producing policies in areas that are of pressing concern to voters: tax, enterprise, housing, welfare.
The current pressures faced by the health service are not new or exclusive to the 21st Century. Let’s learn from past experience.
When I wrote on this website last year that we should not underestimate him, some ridiculed my argument. Now we have to educate a new generation about the dangers of Labour.
They can wring their hands one day and ring the bells the next – or vice-versa. After all, they rejoiced when sterling joined the ERM. We know how that one ended.
It was crucial not just to defy the far left – but also the moderate left and the establishment.
Plus: Why do so many expensive hotels think it is a good thing to make their windows unopenable? Can’t we go back to Blackpool?