Public health and environmental health look the likeliest sources. Shifting everyone to the equivalent of PAYE and taxing the biggest businesses must also be targets.
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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.
They are a stealth tax on the sick, the vulnerable, on families, and our hard-working NHS employees. And nearly 50 per cent of hospitals charge blue-badge holders.
The gloomy predictions of the Remain campaign proved ludicrously mistaken, but that does not mean there will never again be bad economic news.
The irony is that Hammond is appallingly placed to persuade voters that No Deal really does carry risks.
The online retail revolution has brought more convenience and lower prices to millions. Fighting it is an unworthy mission for a pro-consumer party.
‘…the Brexit White Paper will inevitably put me in direct conflict with the views expressed by a large section of my constituents….’
Making London a truly global financial centre again, with all that would imply for Britain’s place in the world, could quickly become more attractive than the apathy of decline, however proudly sovereign.
Henry Newman: There’s still time for the UK to shape the Brexit negotiations – if the Government gets its act together
That means making overdue decisions, settling internal disputes, and no more campaigning by the Treasury to undermine Brexit policy.
Robert Halfon: It’s time for Ministers to let local authorities build more council homes, and borrow to do so
We need more houses, not just to buy, but to rent – truly affordably, as well. This is a social justice issue.
This type of relationship would reflect the existing pattern of UK-EU trade. It is a compromise that should win support amongst pragmatists.
Building appropriate safeguards for the vulnerable is an essential part of defending capitalism in the 21st Century.
Yes, some rises are inevitable. But they must be balanced by spending reductions elsewhere if economic policy is to be practicable and coherent.
Not being able to blame Brussels for our problems nor look to the EU for solutions will be immensely reinvigorating.
Speculation about pressure on Williamson, or calculation about Cabinet numbers, misses a key point: May must keep Davis and Fox onside.