New research out today calculates that granting a piece of land planning permission for new houses makes it dramatically more valuable.
Posts Tagged: Tory Manifesto 2017
The Vote Leave director is the onlie begetter of this cashfest. But we’ve said it before and say it again: Britain can’t tax its way to prosperity – or a better health service.
James Frayne: Step one in showing provincial English voters more respect. Clear up this Customs Union mess.
Given that they saved the Party’s bacon, you would expect senior figures to say and do whatever it takes to keep them on side.
A right to shared ownership would also be welcome. Boldness is needed to prevent a Corbyn Government.
Recommendations in a report from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Autism are well worth Ministers and others taking up.
Wanted: a grand bargain with voters, whereby some rises at the top end are traded off for others nearer the bottom.
Maria Miller: British expats deserve a lifelong right to vote – scrapping the 15-year limit is long overdue
A century on from the granting of Votes for Women we should honour our manifesto pledge to deliver Votes for Life. A new Private Member’s Bill offers the opportunity.
His first major interview returns policy to the spirit of May’s original education ideas, with new faith schools and expanded selective ones as part of the mix.
At the Kimblewick Hunt in the Chilterns, they can see that now is not the time to try to reverse it.
J Meirion Thomas: The Immigration Health Surcharge must be revised or abolished – not tinkered with.
By April, about 1.4million non-EU migrants and students will have been given unlimited access to the NHS for a pittance.
Well, at least more people than previously now know he is Minister for Children and Families. What should be in his in-tray?
Brexit has transformed the context in which we plan our security. Commitments to our European neighbours and Global Britain require more money.
Nicky Morgan: The Prime Minister should set out her stall on health and social care – as well as Brexit
Is there a national collection of staff ideas? Are Whitehall teams working together? What conversations are being held with housebuilders? There’s so much to be done.
Alex Morton: Why the Tory tendency to bash our friends and back our enemies – for example, over student immigration numbers?
The Conservatives need to support genuine allies – such as savers, home owners, small businesses, and the armed forces.
James Frayne: May is right to drop her vote on the hunting ban – it should never have been in the manifesto in the first place
At best, people don’t think about the issue. But as soon as they do, they overwhelmingly support the ban. A vote would have been hugely damaging.