Unemployment is back below its pre-pandemic level. But the rising cost of living limits the upsides.
By using sugar tax funds, it could greatly alleviate some of the difficulties in schools across the country.
It’s one thing Britain has tried to do without for decades. Now is the time, though, to focus squarely on boosting domestic labour market participation.
Yesterday he sent a powerful message about the need to build a stronger economy, with a focus on innovation and investment.
Billions have already been briefed in advance of today’s budget, as if Britain were a country with a healthy budget surplus.
It’s absurd to demand the right to force Scotland into lockdown when you need the British Treasury to pay for it.
Covid-19 is likely to have lasting effects on our preferences, where and how we want to work, and where we are able to travel.
There’s plenty of evidence that this will boost productivity, increase diversity in the workforce and help our wellbeing.
When Eastbourne pier is once more thronged with French teenagers, we can heave a sigh of relief.
Much of Westminster seems hell bent on pursuing net zero – never mind what this means for the average household.
We should base it on an index of cumulative change in wages.
When the rules are set in Cardiff Bay and the tab is picked up in London, there are lots of cracks to fall through.
Debates around this issue are conducted as if it were politicians’ own money at stake rather than taxpayers’.
The “Red Wall” communities in my area overwhelmingly backed Johnson in the last election, and it’s essential that the faith they put in him is returned.