Unlike the ex-Chancellor, Truss will speed more people on their personal journeys as training, education, self-employment, and opportunity come to touch many more.
Ministers should be charged with the task of raising the quality and volume of output we get for the large resources the state commits.
We need a supply-side strategy from the whole of government to produce more energy, food, and other goods and services.
Jacob Rees-Mogg faces an uphill battle against entrenched attitudes in almost every relevant department.
Slowing the economy too much this spring will cut tax revenue. They could end up with a bigger deficit from too tough a squeeze.
They have the power to change the law if the old laws get in their way. They can command huge resources of people, money and message.
In the early days of his premiership, Johnson asked me how she had done things. Here’s what I said.
Its main difficulties surround the related issues of getting Brexit done, cutting low and no skilled migration and keeping taxes down.
This constitutional experiment has failed, not least because there is no such thing as ‘the science’.
Ministers have no sufficient answers to the question: ‘how do we keep the lights on?’
The present division of responsibility helps individuals avoid accountability, and taxpayers pay for it.
Central to the whole debate is the question of people’s buy in to what the transition means for their own lifestyle.
The EU seems to think that there’s a price to be paid for Brexit – and that is the detachment of Northern Ireland from the UK.
The Government seems to think that, so long as it invests into new areas, lives will be transformed. But it’s more complicated than that.
The Business Secretary needs to review the mesh of subsidies, regulations, penalty taxes and import arrangements that passes for an energy policy.