The eighth article in a new series on ConHome about how government might be made smaller, taxpayers better off and and society stronger – through strong families, better schools and good jobs.
Were Reeves to return to the UK without answers it would leave her open to accusation of engaging in a long-distance publicity stunt.
The comprehensivisation experiment begun by the Wilson government helped to bring down the curtain on an age of social mobility.
This imbalance in job security, income and pension provision is a glaring reality that too often goes unmentioned, and should be a priority and powerful mobilising cause for the Conservative Party.
A shallow fixation on salaries ignores or disguises the much more challenging economic circumstances of many entrepreneurs and small business-owners.
Research found that just a 30-minute drive by car to an alternative provider of NHS care, public or private, can shave 14 weeks off your waiting time, lowering it from 22 weeks to just eight.
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.
Conservatives cannot afford to cede the initiative to Labour’s short-sighted politics of spite.
Voters aren’t used to a world of rising prices and interest rates, and their hearts and minds are up for grabs.
In future, the economy may run into inflation bottlenecks earlier in economic recoveries than before, thus constraining growth.
As more and more people turn to private health providers, the narrative is finally shifting.
Focusing on state sanctions risks understating the scale of the West’s economic response to Vladimir Putin’s war.
Our troubles will be compounded by Ministers’ import promotion policies, most pronounced in the Business, Energy and Agriculture departments.
The country is approaching a competitiveness cliff-edge. The Government must change course before it’s too late.