On some issues, he got it wrong. On other issues, he got it right but is misrepresented by some of his cheerleaders. And on other issues, he was right in the context of the time but circumstances have changed.
Hers is a flimsy proposition that Team Rishi could easily defeat, if only they had something substantial to put in its stead.
Have we got to the stage where it is now considered beyond the pale to employ the services of an accountant or advisor to minimise one’s tax bill?
Our new paper from the Adam Smith Institute finds there is more political space to deliver one than the politicians might imagine.
If we are to grow as a nation and pay for public services we need to encourage entrepreneurs and support businesses – not make life harder for them and kick them in the teeth.
Those earning £150,000 or more will pay just over £1,200 more a year.
The measures would signal that we are a national community, membership of which brings particular rights and also obligations. It sounds pretty Conservative to me.
There is a limit to what can fairly and sensibly be achieved by raising other taxes and cutting public spending – especially when it comes to pay.
What voters need is a clear case for reform in ordinary language; what they’ve been getting is a wonkish seminar.
The Business Secretary demonstrated to the Federation of Small Businesses that he will be their true friend and champion.
Britain’s high street banks might start focusing on the best possible stewardship of their clients’ dwindling funds rather than pushing their own pet political agendas.
Cutting the 45p rate puts fresh pressure on the SNP’s revenue-hostile policies; spending cuts will squeeze their budgets again.
Jeremy Hunt should be finding ways to encourage businesses to launch and grow in the United Kingdom, not squeezing them out.