We’ve also just seen a major boost to British-made food and drink exporters in the last year - an industry that has been going from strength to strength. On this sunny bank holiday weekend, many of us will be soaking up the sunshine with a made-in-the-UK gin and tonic or craft beer in hand, and B
We will do for Britain’s port cities now what we did for the Docklands then, while also boosting the competitiveness of great British exports. We all know that Liverpool grew rich from trade to the USA, about Teesside’s close links to the Pacific, and the rich fishing trade that is the lifeblood
Wednesday saw Britain turn the page to a new chapter of optimism and success. Our new Prime Minister embodies a nation with renewed self-confidence, one that’s not afraid to do things differently. And there couldn’t be a better example of that than trade.
We have a massive task ahead of us over the next six months. We must leave the European Union, deal or no deal, by October 31. At the same time, we must unleash the dynamism and talent of Britain to make a huge success of our economy by taking full advantage of the new freedom we will have.
After years of flirting with the idea, we’ve finally seen Labour’s plans to renationalise the energy industry. As always, far from being a panacea, this shiny, expensive policy would turn out to be a disaster.
Neo-puritanism is in danger of holding us back. Instead of wagging a finger at people enjoying themselves and doing things differently, we should celebrate the potential of our freedom and individual choices.
Get some boomerangs,’ Liz Truss says to her aides. The Chief Secretary to the Treasury isn’t looking for something to throw — she is referring to the short videos on Instagram for which she is becoming famous.