The gap between the rhetoric and the policy of “Global Britain” was widened this week as The Department for International Trade announced Britain’s new Tariff regime. The change sees the abolition of so-called “nuisance tariffs” (those of 2% or less) and the reduction to zero of tariffs on...
In total, the British Government has borrowed a further £12bn to keep businesses up and running. But Britain needs to kick its economy into gear as soon as possible.
Photo: Reuters.com It’s funny how often in life the bizarre and out of character quickly becomes the norm. We got used to calling Opal Fruits “Starburst”, accepted the prevalence of Twitter, and, at least until recently, accepted a dithering throwback as the leader of Britain’s party of...
At school and later at college I often asked teachers why they chose their profession, the answer was usually something along the lines of “making a difference”. It is doubtless that a good education is the key to greater equality of opportunity and this fact is not lost on...
So, it seems that Neil Ferguson, star epidemiologist of Boris Johnson's government has just been obliged to step down from his position as SAGE advisor-in-chief after breaking lockdown to make illicit trips to his married lover, despite the fact that he's the very man behind the government's lockdown policy...
One of the most baffling aspects of the current crisis is how surprised so many people have been that a communist dictatorship with a track record of industrial scale censorship and deceit wasn’t falling over itself to share data and exercise anything resembling contrition. To be sure, China did act quickly and...
Progressives don’t have a monopoly on avoiding introspection, but we have managed to turn it into an art form. There was a time when, upon realising voters weren’t buying what you were selling, the losing side would take stock, look at what the voters were telling...
The new Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said time and time again that we will leave the EU on October 31st come what may. Deal or No Deal, we will leave. Finally someone in No.10 that is actually pushing on with Brexit without dithering or hesitation. And the Remain...
This is how it had to end. Theresa May’s political career is over. I can say with absolute certainty, with not even an ounce of doubt that the country, the party and the membership are overwhelmed with joy. May's betrayal, deceit and treachery is finally over. After years of...
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After almost 3 years since the vote, we have seen Brexit purposefully lead astray. The Prime Minister, right from the beginning set out to slowly wear down her Party and the country. She said one thing in public, but did the opposite behind closed doors. Her deal is nothing...

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Why I Still Believe In America

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