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The Chancellor is groping his way, knowing well that the future is unknowable, trying to hold on to as much of the past as he can.
What normalisation should mean is the return to a functioning market economy where our wants and needs are met in today’s circumstances.
Given the Coronavirus uncertainties, whatever he announces could be even more provisional than most schemes of most Chancellors.
It was superb to see responsible local businesses investing, and ensuring a safe and socially distanced experience for their customers.
The Chancellor should use his statement on Wednesday to announce a comprehensive and ambitious plan to counter the threat.
This is the second in a three-part series on how to boost our economy after Coronavirus.
It’s a good thing for former senior Ministers to keep thinking, going and contributing, and we wouldn’t be surprised to see a comeback to government.
Trump has shown a rare flash of flexibility in signing a police reform executive order, breaking a hitherto narrow commitment to law enforcement.
In 2018, just to transport 4.7million tonnes of Russian coal was equivalent to a whopping 130 jumbo jets whizzing, non-stop, around the globe for a year.
A limited suspension is one thing, lasting change would be another. And so often, nothing is so permanent as the temporary.
As a rule, the Conservatives are unclear about the politics of equality and identity. But there’s at least one Minister who isn’t.
It would be a sad irony if we chose to shut down the international connectivity on which so much of our prosperity depends.
“Stay at home. Protect the NHS. Saves lives” now needs to end up as “Get back to work. Protect the economy. Save livelihoods.”
For a country deep in debt, lofty thoughts are not enough to justify such huge numbers of students doing things that don’t help them economically,