There’s an obvious precedent for the sorts of pro-growth policies that Truss is offering: that of Ronald Reagan and his supply-side revolution.
It won’t fix the problem on its own, but this is an opportunity to drive through worthwhile reform.
And if he is strong and the West weak, why has his Ukraine invasion gone wrong – and why are our governments showing unity and resolution?
The centre isn’t where he or ConservativeHome or anyone else wants it to be. It’s where it is – “Far From Notting Hill”.
Some leaders realise the seriousness of the problem. Merkel’s spokesman has pleaded with Germans to take the “safe and highly effective” jab.
New figures seem to bolster the claim that the policy which turned ‘Rishi’ into a household name it didn’t drive infections. Don’t expect him to recant it.
The author takes issue with our columnist Ryan Bourne’s piece on the site published a week ago today.
Wind and nuclear power both produce electricity. But if someone said we needed a tax on wind power to subsidise nuclear, you’d think they were mad.
Precisely what does Johnson think was wrong with the 2010-2018 deficit reduction agenda? Who knows? The Tories don’t have a clear economic story.
The big picture is that Johnson is dashing for growth. We devoutly hope it works but the precedents aren’t promising.
Some form of the scheme may be necessary as an expedient. But beware: nothing lasts so long as the temporary.
By putting money into the hands of parents, in effect, such help would help to drive the demand for childcare of all kinds, formal and informal.
The anti-business, anti-private property trajectory is doing it just as much damage – as exemplified in the field of housing and rent.