With the bazooka being well-wielded by Sunak, it seems almost churlish to suggest some further things the Treasury could do. But here are three.
The implications of the crisis are such that Johnson and Sunak need not so much to think outside the box as to trample it to tatters altogether.
My answer would be “maybe, provided the spending or tax cuts significantly improved our growth potential.”
Measuring people’s incomes needs to be part of measuring progress – but we need to be careful, because different measures give different results.
Its success in innovative industries is based on an R&D-intensive, novel-product-based, export-oriented business model. One that the UK should adopt.
As the Prime Minister said, many people have lent us their vote, and they won’t be so generous next time if we get it wrong.
That’s a legitimate political agenda, and people are quite welcome to vote for it. But they deserve to know what’s coming.
The third piece in our series this week about what the Conservative Manifesto should look like.
Our businesses have the ingenuity, skills and talent to succeed, but they need to know what the future will hold before they can invest, hire and deliver.
Bowman and Westlake’s policy ideas are perfectly compatible with this end, but pitching them as a city and town agenda risks creating a false impression.
In his eyes, you have them only as long as the Government suffers you to have them, and they can be retrospectively taken away if he sees fit.
Our future Conservative Party leadership needs to address quickly and effectively the problems which have led to the latter’s rise.
Esther is one of the rare politicians I’ve met who is able to communicate authentically with voters in all parts of the country.
There is a mismatch between Government announcements and Commons realities. It cannot attempt reforms without risking them being amended out of recognition.
Esther McVey with the support of MPs from across the party is refreshing and renewing the project.