Mercury Article: Suspending Parliament sounds terrible, right? Errrr not really.

Suspending Parliament sounds terrible, right? The sort of thing that only happens in banana republics and dictatorships? Errrr not really. Most years, Parliament is suspended for several days in the Autumn, while men in tights polish everything furiously before Her Majesty arrives to give the Queen’s Speech. Plus the place…

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Conservative Home: The conventional wisdom is wrong. Hunt’s spending plans are neither unaffordable nor irresponsible.

If you listen to the sober-sided, serious economists at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, or to the Chancellor Philip Hammond himself, you’d think the Conservative leadership election is a horrible bidding war of doolally spending promises from Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson. Has the party of sound money lost its…

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