‘…the Brexit White Paper will inevitably put me in direct conflict with the views expressed by a large section of my constituents….’
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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.
The consequences of Customs Union indecision. How Britain could end up with EEA-lite – formally or informally.
The longer the delay in making a decision, the longer it will take for an alternative to be ready.
Charlie Elphicke: The customs debate is pointless if we aren’t ready with a new system. Government is failing and must succeed.
When I asked freight experts at a Treasury Select Committee hearing if we still had enough time, they said: “You would have to get a hell of a wiggle on.”
Whatever the particular virtue of pennies, an all-electronic economy would have serious implications for both security and freedom.
As Conservatives, we have a duty to protect and defend people who have historically been left without access to legal credit.
In the second piece in our three-part mini-series, the Mayor tells ConservativeHome that freeport status can transform the area.
The Treasury should be saved from itself by bringing the Party Chairman in to scrutinise the Autumn Budget before it is finalised.