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Nicola Sturgeon’s ‘neverendum’ is hammering the Scottish economy

27 February 2017 15:27

Its economy will be destroyed by leaving the single market. Losing access to European sales will destroy swathes of industry,…

Could Brexit mean cheaper food? Don’t open the prosecco yet

20 February 2017 8:38

‘Brexit to chop food bills’, said the headline in the Sun on Sunday this weekend. The paper ran some research from the…

DWP secretary’s business rates rebellion

17 February 2017 8:00

As the government considers plans to raise an extra £1billion next year through a revaluation of business rates, there has been…

What the papers say: Britain’s defence spending isn’t enough

15 February 2017 8:44

A key part of Theresa May’s strategy for wooing Donald Trump was making it clear that Britain was pulling its…

What the papers say: Britain’s soaring EU budget bill shows Brexit can’t happen soon enough

14 February 2017 8:43

We’ve heard that Brexit could cost Britain billions in the form of a divorce bill from Brussels. But what is…

Britain’s manufacturing boom is now underway

10 February 2017 12:29

Another week, and more good economic news which has not been awarded the attention it deserves. The Office for National…

Marine Le Pen’s plan to leave the euro is deranged

9 February 2017 13:18

Unemployment is crucifyingly high. Factories have lost competitiveness. The share of euro-zone exports is in relentless decline. Industrial production is…

George Osborne continues to cash in from the backbench

8 February 2017 16:52

Another month, another declaration of extra-income from the former Chancellor of the Exchequer. According to the latest register of interests,…

Will Philip Hammond’s Budget reveal the truth behind the Surrey ‘sweetheart deal’?

8 February 2017 14:01

Isabel Hardman has been investigating the social care issue in Surrey for the Spectator in recent days. Yesterday, she spoke…

The Bank of England is (slowly) overcoming its Brexophobia

2 February 2017 13:32

It has been clear for some time that the pre-referendum warnings made by Bank of England governor Mark Carney were…