Levelling-up can only work if the Prime Minister takes it so seriously they’re prepared to see most policy areas – or at least a good number of them – through the prism of it.
Leavers and Remainers have been premature to judge this major constitutional change.
Our choice will be between the de-growth agenda of the left, or one of innovation, creativity and technological advance.
Too many on the Right see it as their job to pretend that action on climate change must be watered down or opposed.
There is evidence, however, that suggests that the move to abandoning all recent Tory traditions is not quite so straightforward.
Extending carbon pricing would serve as a constant pressure on emissions. But it won’t be enough on its own.
The PM attacked Labour’s preference for “levelling down…They like decapitating the tall poppies and taxing the rich till the pip squeaks.”
Political popularity appears to be broad and sustained but, when eventually it is exhausted, the falling away of support is dramatic.
It is only by embracing freedom and economic liberalism that we will make a real difference to those left behind.
Private sector actors and free markets can deliver a greener future for the UK and the world – if the Government is willing to let them.
While by no means a silver bullet, there is a strong free market case for taxing emissions.
Questions have been raised about whether the visa route will truly be as liberal as some have implied