These moves are like those of a boxer who throws his arms round his opponent in an attempt to save himself from a knock-out blow.
The second of a series of pieces from Policy Exchange looking at specific issues that arise from the Brexit trade deal.
Parliament’s role must be to encourage strategic thinking, raise reasonable questions and help the government avoid strategic errors.
There will also be a longer-term cost of possible tax changes for the self-employed, but for now these are not the issue.
This country can thrive under World Trade Organisation rules, provided the proper groundwork is laid by the Government.
Private enterprise, not the state, drove eighteenth century British prosperity and can do so again
In the Lyons Report which be commissioned, the Mayor – or anyone else – has the makings of a free trade manifesto.