Our aim is to re-acquaint all of our residents, businesses, and visitors, with our fantastic waterfront and local coastline; after all we are Britain’s Ocean City.
The proper response to separatist stonewalling is doubling down, not backing down, on positive, pro-active British policymaking.
To make the most of the policy’s potential, Government must pair it with a raft of other reforms.
The most important sector is one usually ignored. Small firms constitute 99 per cent of all business in the country.
We should be encouraging business to develop high-value, high-quality products that the world wants to buy. Every department must turn its hand to this task.
Ramping up the UK’s preparations for a No Deal Brexit can also deliver longer-term benefits, boosting the nation’s exports and trade.
From South Carolina to Singapore, and from Dubai to Dalian, growth is supercharged by creating areas inside a country, which fall outside of its customs border.
The new Shared Prosperity Fund, which will replace EU funding into the regions, is a great opportunity to put areas like mine back in control.
In a balanced economy, the north would produce around £70 billion more. Here is one way to help close that gap.
In the second piece in our three-part mini-series, the Mayor tells ConservativeHome that freeport status can transform the area.
The first in a three-part ConHome mini-series on the Tory revival in the area since the Mayoral election of last May.
One of an occasional series of articles that ConservativeHome is publishing in advance of the Budget.