The publication of the EU’s budget yesterday reveals exactly what Vote Leave set out – that the EU is not a mere trading arrangement, but a serious attempt at full economic, monetary and political union, says John Redwood.
Labour’s attack on Private Finance Initiatives is absurd, given the big role the last Labour government played in extending PFIs and contracting out, and even more so given the extensive use Labour Councils rightly make of these techniques today, says John Redwood MP.
Rather than being constrained by diktats from Brussels, UK civil servants now have the ability to think creatively about draft legislation tailoring it to UK needs. However, some are struggling to adapt to this new way of working, says John Redwood.
Socialists tax people because they don’t like them. Conservatives have a desire for better public services, but recognise that too much tax blunts aspiration and thwarts ambition, explains John Redwood.
A common theme fuelling the successful Brexit and Trump campaigns was their ability to challenge the arrogant assumption of superior wisdom and moral right adopted by a gilded elite, says John Redwood.
Claims that the collapse in the pound is due to Mrs. May's opting for a ‘hard Brexit’ are just the latest in a series of false narratives cooked up by the establishment institutions, says John Redwood.
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