Indicating higher taxes, pledging potentially massive costs on retired people and raiding middle class welfare all played in the election result.
The first article in our new mini-series studies the lie of the economic land – and the implications of Brexit.
We should look again at appreciating the added value that the public sector brings to the wealth of the economy – and lift the cap for low earners.
The Queen’s Speech provides concrete facts to grip on to and analyse, and a clear indicator of how the Government intends to lead our country.
“I just feel worried. I don’t know if I would a hundred per cent want to vote for the Conservatives, because still emotionally I’m attached to Labour.”
The second article in our mini-series series focusing on the topic of intergenerational fairness argues that none of us cannot afford to neglect the young.
The first article in our mini-series series focusing on the topic of intergenerational fairness comes from Age UK, and argues the value of pensions must be sustained.
Plus: Unemployment is down. Productivity is up. Wages are up. Despite Brexit. Despite Brexit. Despite Brexit…
No, it isn’t racism. Nor is it economic consequences. Nor even the impact on
public services. Rather, it cuts to the heart of why countries exist at all.
This result was a classic case of “it’s the economy, stupid”, as swathes of the traditionally Democrat-voting areas of Ohio, Pennsylvania and Michigan turned red.
A reflection on the provisional results of the 2016 ONS Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings, published today.
All Labour has to do, if it wants to debate the Single Market in the Commons, is to hold opposition day debates on the subject.
The new Government can’t realistically aim to target its programme on everyone. To govern is to choose.
Both consumer price inflation and higher interest rates are needed.
We re-issue the new Brexit Secretary’s essay on economic policy and the EU negotiation, originally published on this site on Monday.