The spokesman said: 'We support having rules across the UK to regulate the level of funding Governments and local authorities can give to business, but these rules must be agreed between the four Governments in the UK, each of which have their own responsibility for economic development and must be independently policed. … [Read more...] about Nicola Sturgeon warns Boris Johnson withholding state aid powers after Brexit would be a ‘full scale assault on devolution’ and boost support for Scottish independence
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“The Prime Minister is deeply mistaken if he thinks FDR’s New Deal saved the US economy. In fact it deepened and lengthened the Great Depression by hindering the adjustment of markets to new conditions. It also led to a shift in the relationship between government and big business, setting in train the crony-capitalist rot that led to the rapid relative decline of the US in recent decades.” … [Read more...] about New ‘New Deal’: Is Boris Johnson’s Spending Blitz Really That ‘Rooseveltian’?
So just to make sure he's all brushed up on modern history -we've dug out some pictures from the archive that show Britain's leader really likes a gesture - aside from that time he hid in a fridge to avoid questions. … [Read more...] about Eight times Boris Johnson showed how much he hated doing gestures
It’s too early for policy but they need to be ready for an election against a man liked by the public, quietly doing a hard job, who has effectively just taken the entire country out for a Monday night Nando’s. Tough one. … [Read more...] about ‘Boris Johnson watches in horror as rise of Rishi Sunak shows what future holds’
The prime minister has proudly called himself a feminist, and when he was foreign secretary he was a vocal advocate of girls’ education as a “Swiss army knife” to tackle many of the world’s ills. But Westminster insiders say few women can break into the inner circle, dominated by Johnson, Michael Gove and Dominic Cummings. … [Read more...] about ‘It’s a boys club’: Johnson accused of running ‘blokey’ government