After days of financial panic, the markets rushed to lose UK government bonds. Pension funds had become increasingly vulnerable due to their indulgence in liability-driven investments (LDIs) and were on the brink of going under.
This Government does not have long to overcome quangoland’s opposition. It must show determination to get change in Whitehall before Whitehall’s resistance helps engineer a change of government.
Wrong-headed Treasury thinking will leave people paying unnecessarily high as the cost-of-living crisis strikes.
Most of the action has been over Covid-related divisions. And most of the dissenters are from older intakes.
If the Spartans hadn’t held out against the pleas of our colleagues then Britain would have been trapped in a customs union with no way out.
From calling the measures “dystopian”, to criticising Whitty and Vallance’s latest graph, there were some scathing speeches.
A recent ConservativeHome survey demonstrated a sharp decline in ratings for Tory politicians. How can they stop these becoming permanent?
Former Government advisers see an opportunity to steer the party towards a “bigger government” vision for the party they’ve always spoiled for.
She is one of the few Cabinet members who does not give the impression of having had her personality flattened by the sacrifices demanded by a ministerial career.
The Leader of the House is as cloth-eared as Jeremy Corbyn when it comes to dealing with her own backbenchers.
And her enemies are divided: can the No Dealers and the People’s Voters combine to defeat her?
The chairs of the 1922 Policy Boards are joined by a range of MPs and peers, all of whom will aid Skidmore’s work.
A rough guide to where some of the pro-Brexit players are on further proposals for Canada Plus Plus Plus – and No Deal.
The myth has it that there never was such a plan – in fact, DexEU had a proposal to fulfil its promise of no ‘hard border’ while still overseeing a proper customs regime.