The Chairman of the Treasury Select Committee on the effects of ring-fencing; his opposition to HS2, and why the Scots should keep the proceeds of North Sea Oil.
Osborne’s aim should be to create a new generation of shareholders before the next election.
The banking and energy markets were made uncompetitive by the Shadow Chancellor and the Labour leader.
Labour’s proposals are unworkable – instead, let’s have a concrete plan for the banking sector.
The Chancellor might once have hoped to author any RBS sell-off – now it looks like anyone’s game.
Politics, not economics, will underpin the government’s programme of privatisation in our banks.
We must show people how markets can make life better for ordinary families by broadening choice, spurring innovation, and driving down prices.