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: The fastest way to fix our railways is to open them up and end franchise monopolies

The Northwestern and Thameslink rail timetable debacle wasn’t, it turns out, a one-off. We’re into the second week now, and what started as “Meltdown Monday” looks more like “Farcical Fortnight”. And that’s on top of the East Coast Mainline franchise collapse the week before, which fell over so badly Ministers…

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