We need new generating capacity to keep the lights on.
Both consumer price inflation and higher interest rates are needed.
In a nutshell, the cut was a doubling down on easing Brexit – which matters.
These organisations have that strong public service ethos – but also employ the entrepreneurialism and commercial discipline of the private sector.
Every Prime Minister starts out talking about higher productivity but ends up offering more debt and cheap credit. Will this one break the mould?
Government departments are too slow to release land for disposal – frustrating the chance for new homes.
The second in our series of pieces on economic policy after the referendum decision.
It felt more like a pre-election than a post-election one – and was shot through by a sense of the Chancellor’s political mortality.
We’ve sifted through the Office for Budget Responsibility’s supplementary documents so that you don’t have to.
Do people find sovereignty in a Parliament they regrettably take little interest in – or in actual power and the pound in their pocket: their job; their standard of living?
Including: fan charts and Brexit, sofas and mergers.
Labour aren’t going to restrain the Chancellor’s worst fiscal instincts. More than ever, the wonks, watchdogs and writers will have to step in.
The third and final piece in our series investigating whether the Chancellor has managed to rebalance the economy.
In some ways, it’s too early to tell. But the question is worth probing because it matters.
Our usual summary of the Office for Budget Responsibility’s supplementary data.