A poll from YouGov placed Labour on 54 per cent – 33 per cent ahead of the Conservatives on 21 per cent.
Policymakers should be asking themselves whose quality of life worsens thanks to the current unplanned mess.
The Business Secretary is right to reject calls to let this debate kick off all over again.
Questions have been raised about whether the visa route will truly be as liberal as some have implied
It contributes a tidy £6.75 billion in GVA to the national economy each year as a net contributor to Treasury coffers.
Kwarteng needs to be confident that the company’s electric plan for Ellesmere Port looks credible before committing taxpayer money.
The second piece in a ConHome mini-series this week on industrial strategy after the pandemic.
Whilst individual ministers rise and fall, overall the Government goes to the polls with a lot of goodwill from grassroots Conservatives.
Kwasi Kwarteng is Member of Parliament for Spelthorne. I was very pleased to see Tim’s reaction to our paper “Motivating the Middle” (bottom of this post). Tim is right to say that we should be looking at relief in difficult times for many people on low incomes who are going out to work. Obviously, as […]
Kwasi Kwarteng is the MP for Spelthorne This morning, The Times (£) published a letter from 25 economists. These academics argued that we should stop the current practice of setting uniform national pay rates in the public sector. Instead, we should allow wages to be negotiated individually. Any savings made would be kept by the […]
By Chris Skidmore MP, Kwasi Kwarteng MP, Dominic Raab MP, and Priti Patel MP. Our new rivals in the world economy are working harder than us, taking their studies more seriously, keeping their debt low, and taking more risks. If Britain is to remain competitive, we must learn from their example. Britannia Unchained is a rallying cry for […]
Kwasi Kwarteng is the MP for Spelthorne Earlier this week the Free Enterprise Group, a group of largely new Tory MPs, along with the IEA hosted a "Growth Forum". It was a short affair which lasted little more than two and a half hours, but there was an energy – an excitement even – which […]
Kwasi Kwarteng is the Member of Parliament for Spelthorne. “When the facts change, I change my mind… what do you do Sir?” said John Maynard Keynes to criticism that he had changed his mind on monetary policy during the Great Depression. The circumstances of 2012 are clearly very different from those in the middle of […]
Kwasi Kwarteng is MP for Spelthorne and a member of the Transport Select Committee. One of the great things about being a Member of Parliament is the ability to conduct research and find out more about subjects which interest you. I am the Member of Parliament for Spelthorne which, being situated 500 yards south of […]
Kwasi Kwarteng was Conservative Candidate for Brent East at the General Election of 2005, Chairman of the Bow Group in 2006 and a candidate for the London Assembly in 2008. He holds a doctorate in Economic History from Cambridge University, has worked as an investment analyst, and is currently writing Ghosts of Empire, a book […]