There is enough land for over half a million homes on derelict sites – while the health service regularly complains of a shortage of funds.
Despite his best efforts progress has been derisory. It must be given priority if the housing crisis is to be eased.
When was the last time you answered your landline? Actually, when was the last time you talked to anyone on the phone at all – out of preference?
Suella Fernandes, Alan Mak, Ryan Shorthouse, James Frayne, Hannah David and others give their view.
Asset sales have also allowed reduction in debt interest and boosted Bolton University and the local environment.
“Our country needs strong, proven leadership – to steer us through this period of economic and political uncertainty, and to negotiate the best possible terms as we leave the European Union.”
“The British people have voted to leave the European Union. It was not the result I wanted – nor the outcome that I believed is best for the country I love. But there can be no doubt about the result.”
It’s about what they contribute – and take from – the public finances.
This astonishing success story has not yet attracted the attention it deserves.
In the last Parliament, we were able to reduce the cost of government substantially, with administrative budgets falling by 40 per cent. But we need to go further.
What works for Panama with the dollar could work after independence with the pound.
This is the right answer for residents, for the city and for taxpayers.
Politics, not economics, will underpin the government’s programme of privatisation in our banks.
By Mark WallaceFollow Mark on Twitter. It's fair to say I haven't always been the biggest fan of the Church of England's views on politics and economics. Rowan Williams in particular regularly fired my ire with his barmy pronouncements about Marxism being not so bad after all, and his attacks on Iain Duncan Smith's welfare reforms. That's why […]