Proposed changes to the VAT Retail Export Scheme will undermine British businesses and put jobs at risk, to the benefit of Paris, Amsterdam, and Milan.
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WATCH: “Conservatives believe in the importance of community and belonging” – the Chancellor delivers his Conference speech
“Our values are rooted in the fundamental belief that individual freedom enables both the greatest achievement and the gentlest kindness.”
“This Government stood between the people and the danger and we always will.” Sunak’s Conference speech – full text.
“I am committing myself to a single priority – to create, support and extend opportunity to as many people as I can.”
That country needs assistance in making the transition to responsible, accountable democracy after a generation of corrupt leadership.
Maintaining the moors is not just about sport. It has wider environmental, economic, and social benefits – even for those who have never picked up a gun.
While it’s important to focus on the ‘R’ rate in tackling covid, we must also balance health concerns against two other Rs – recovery versus recession.
Ryan Bourne: Sunak shouldn’t try today to restore pre-virus Britain. It’s gone – and we must now adapt.
What normalisation should mean is the return to a functioning market economy where our wants and needs are met in today’s circumstances.
This ambitious business case is based on our experiences not only of recovering from the last downturn, but on the successes of the last three years.
Richard Holden: Here in Durham, Labour ponder tinkering with statues – while local people yearn for jobs, security and pay
We need to switch from specifying “what’s allowed to open” to “what in the interest of public health needs to continue to be restricted.”
We stand ready to act as a pilot area that would provide valuable insights for UK venues preparing for life after lockdown.
How prepared are we for strict social distancing for the forseeable future, compulsory masks, closed leisure facilities – and a semi-functioning economy?
It is a supreme irony that the EU has effectively ended free movement, while the UK continues to embrace it
At the least, we can expect reduced growth worldwide – and a more expansionary Budget next month.
There is a misguided belief that the sector is an easy route to raising tax revenues. Businesses and second home owners are being penalised.
Local hotels, restaurants, and tourist attractions would all benefit from a cut in VAT. This is something that we can seriously look at once we have left the EU.