John calls for current and future Chancellors to ensure we live within our means…

THERESA MAY has agreed to pour an additional £384million per week into the NHS after Brexit – exceeding the amount mooted by the official Leave campaign and effectively locking the UK into leaving the EU. The boost for the health service, which the Prime Minister will set out in a…

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The Telegraph: An End to Boom or Bust

‘Lord, give me chastity, but not yet’ has been the UK’s economic motto for years. We save less, invest less and build less economically-vital, growth-promoting infrastructure than we should. We’ve got a rock-and-roll economy that lives for today, unlike those sober Germans who invest for tomorrow. So who cares? After…

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A sovereign wealth fund could defuse the UK’s debt timebomb

There’s a hint of sunshine peeping out from behind the grey clouds of austerity. After eight long years of belt-tightening, we’re living within our means at last. Our taxes cover our day-to-day spending on things like health, education, policing and defence, so we’re only having to borrow to invest in…

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Telegraph Article: Politicians denying the referendum decision is an acid that eats away at the heart of our democracy

We’re nearly there, thank goodness. The EU Withdrawal Bill is down to the final, short strokes of its journey through Parliament and into law. And in spite of all the polarised, divisive Brexit rhetoric, there’s a much broader consensus than the smoke and flames of bitter battles about customs-union-this, or…

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