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Ryan Bourne: Welcome to the Inefficient Economy

1 day ago   |   Conservative Home

Ryan Bourne holds the R Evan Scharf Chair in Public Understanding of Economics at the Cato Institute. Aggregate demand and the public finances dominate most economic policy...
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Chris Whitehouse: Clarity needed on delivering our pledge for sanctions against human rights abusers

9 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Chris Whitehouse heads The Whitehouse Consultancy . There has been much support for the introduction and imposition of Magnitsky-style sanctions against human rights abusers...
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Mark Lehain: The rivalries and Corbynism that are driving the biggest education union's extremist stance on school reopenings

9 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Mark Lehain is the founder & former Principal of Bedford Free School. In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes - and teaching unions being...
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Tom Waterhouse: Reducing obesity. Don't expand the sugar tax. Expand social prescribing instead

10 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Tom Waterhouse is an Associate Director at Public First. The Government is rapidly coming to the conclusion that the country's obesity levels are a big reason the UK has been...
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WATCH: Post-financial crisis style austerity “is not a done deal” - chairman of the Office of Budget Responsibility

11 days ago   |   Conservative Home   |   3 articles

Marr : Can the government sustain £300bn of debt without raising taxes? Chairman of Office for Budget Responsibility Robert Chote: "A post-financial crisis style extended...
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Newslinks for Saturday 16th May 2020

Newslinks for Saturday 16th May 2020

12 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Johnson says Government has no plans for austerity “Boris Johnson on Friday made it clear there was “no question” of freezing public sector workers' pay, and said he would...
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Covid-19 is a slender excuse for Johnson's u-turn on lifestyle freedom

13 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Viewed in the light of a long career lampooning the nanny state and projecting an aura of indulgent, libertarian joie de vivre , reports that Boris Johnson is considering a new...
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This really is the time to let the deficit grow big enough to look after itself

13 days ago   |   Conservative Home

The standard recipe for economic revival from some of our comrades on the right is more tax cuts and less red tape. We have always raised an eyebrow at it. Not because there is...
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The Guardian view on government debt: sensible, not spendthrift | Editorial

14 days ago   |   The Guardian

The response to the pandemic must not lead to a renewal of austerity. Shrinking the state has contributed to this crisis How much will this pandemic cost us? And how will we...
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Sam Robinson: How can the UK pay off its Coronavirus bill? Environmental taxes and wealth reform

14 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Sam Robinson is a researcher at Bright Blue . Economists say there's no such thing as a free lunch, and the same is true of lockdown. The Coronavirus crisis is expected to cost...
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Sir Keir Starmer lashes out at Boris in coronavirus attack - 'Cummings broke...

Sir Keir Starmer lashes out at Boris in coronavirus attack - 'Cummings broke the rules!'

SIR KEIR STARMER has attacked Boris Johnson for failing to sack Dominic Cummings after he "broke the rules", saying it has left the Government looking "untrustworthy and... Read more ...

France issues Brexit warning as UK trade talks with EU on the brink - 'It's...

France issues Brexit warning as UK trade talks with EU on the brink - 'It's going badly'

FRANCE has issued a warning over the UK's Brexit talks with the EU which have reached an impasse, saying "deep differences remain". Read more ...

Brexit plot: Barnier writes to Remainers agreeing to TWO-YEAR delay...

Brexit plot: Barnier writes to Remainers agreeing to TWO-YEAR delay - astonishing letter

MICHEL BARNIER has written to opposition parties informing them that the EU is open to delaying the Brexit transition period by two years. Read more ...

Newslinks for Wednesday 27th May 2020

Newslinks for Wednesday 27th May 2020

39 Tories call for Cummings to resign - as Johnson suffers poll slump “Boris Johnson was struggling last night to contain a growing party revolt over Dominic Cummings as 39... Read more ...

Britons FURIOUS as Remainer MPs attempt to derail Brexit with ‘Barnier bill'...

Britons FURIOUS as Remainer MPs attempt to derail Brexit with ‘Barnier bill' forcing delay

BRITONS have reacted furiously after it emerged Remainers attempted to sneak through a Bill to derail Brexit amid calls from Michel Barnier to extend the negotiating period. Read more ...

David Frost declared most important UK figure in Brexit negotiations...

David Frost declared most important UK figure in Brexit negotiations - ‘Right man for job'

DAVID FROST has been the most important UK figure in Brexit negotiations with the EU, according to an Express.co.uk poll. Read more ...

WATCH: Johnson - socially distant six person barbecues are on their way

WATCH: Johnson - socially distant six person barbecues are on their way

WATCH LIVE: coronavirus press conference Speakers: BorisJohnson , Prime Minister Professor Chris Whitty, CMO England Sir Patrick Vallance, uksciencechief - UK Prime Minister... Read more ...

Pressure on Boris as Scottish independence support surges - but Sturgeon in...

Pressure on Boris as Scottish independence support surges - but Sturgeon in lockdown chaos

MORE than half of Scots want a second independence referendum in the next five years putting pressure on Boris Johnson to grant a second vote, polls have revealed. Read more ...

Brexit fury: Backlash as Remainers try to sneak through Bill demanding...

Brexit fury: Backlash as Remainers try to sneak through Bill demanding two-year delay

REMAINERS have sparked a furious backlash after trying to sneak through a Bill that demands a two-year delay to the post-Brexit transition period beyond December 31, 2020. Read more ...

Brexit alert: Polling guru Curtice sends Boris warning - 'Brexiteers WON'T...

Brexit alert: Polling guru Curtice sends Boris warning - 'Brexiteers WON'T accept this!'

LEAVE voters and Tories STILL reject the idea of an extension of the Brexit transition period regardless of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, pollster Sir John Curtice has... Read more ...