The Chancellor has been fortunate that the public finances have improved substantially at a particularly convenient time.
Posts Tagged: Wages
Wages are growing at their fastest rate for ten years, and employment is at a near-record high. But qualifications are necessary…
In the second of three articles, the Weston-super-Mare MP sets out plans on tax, housing deficits and debt to help achieve inter-generational justice.
Liz Truss: As Labour’s Conference opens, think long and hard about the damage they would wreak on jobs, wages and tax
They want to bring down the system of free enterprise, and replace it with a committee of Corbyn, McDonnell and Abbott telling us how we should live our lives.
Philippa Stroud’s new Social Metrics Commission hopes to bring light to murky statistical waters. But can numbers ever truly neutralise politics?
His TUC account of the harm that some businesses can do should be balanced by one of the good that more do – and by projecting a personal theology of wealth creation.
What’s more, it might be starting to help lift wages, too.
Alex Morton: The purpose of education is to give people skills for life. And we have lost sight of it.
It would be wrong to try to create a system of conservative indoctrination because so-called progressives have indoctrinated children and students in other ways.
George Freeman: Come to our Big Tent Ideas Festival next weekend. And help build conservatism and capitalism for a new generation.
Penny Mordaunt, Liz Truss, Dan Hannan, Liam Halligan, Steve Baker, Tom Tugendhat & others will speak. And there’s a special discount for ConHome readers.
Chloe Westley: Bashing Corbyn is not enough. The Conservatives need to offer more homes, lower taxes – and a clean Brexit.
People may be switching off when they hear negative stories about him, in the same way that Americans ignored Hillary Clinton’s warnings about Trump.
“Living standards rose more quickly in the five years from 2011 than in the five years from 2002”. Discuss.
Some counter-intuitive, or at least counter-conventional, findings from a recent IFS report.
Ze’ev Portner: The Conservatives could win over lifelong Labour voters, like me, by championing those trapped on low wages
Middle class Corbynistas are more concerned with the rights of Palestinians than they are with working conditions to be found in an Amazon warehouse in Staffordshire.
Its failures begins with the machinery of Government – the core civil service itself. This must be fixed.
Neil O’Brien: We Conservatives need to refresh ourselves to stop Corbyn. That’s why Onward is being launched.
Even in lefty France, socialist policies are now being dumped by Emmanuel Macron in favour of free markets. Now is the time to develop our next round of big ideas.
In the last financial year, there were over 500 council employees earning more than the Prime Minister.