Politics - Archive

February 2018 articles

Jean-Claude Juncker's right hand man Martin Selmayr has been made the most senior civil servant in the European Commission in [...]

21 February

London's deputy mayor for transport will issue a rebuke of government today for abandoning the capital's transport network as [...]

21 February
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The City is fighting a war on two fronts. The bulk of its energy is being spent on dealing with Brexit, but over the hill the [...]

21 February
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It all started back in November 1980; I helped publish a pamphlet written by two English friends of mine, Gary Ling and Peter [...]

21 February
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“Ice cram sales and forest fires are correlated because both occur more often in the summer heat,” wrote Nate Silver in [...]

21 February
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With rising automation, is the Royal Society of Arts right that it’s time for a universal basic income? [...]

21 February
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Catherine McGuinness has been given the task of safeguarding the Square Mile during one of the most testing periods of its history. [...]

21 February
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A group of pro-Brexit economists claim to have “comprehensively debunked” Whitehall analysis suggesting the UK is heading [...]

20 February
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A number of Conservative Brexiteers have called for full regulatory autonomy, and for Britain to negotiate its exit from the [...]

20 February
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Former George Osborne adviser James Chapman has joined former boss James Henderson, once head of the disgraced PR giant Bell [...]

20 February
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The Treasury Select Committee has published the FCA's unredacted report into Royal Bank of Scotland's restructuring unit GRG [...]

20 February
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Business leaders and City representatives have welcomed David Davis' speech, backing mutual recognition and a commitment not [...]

20 February
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WRITING IN THE FT this week, Gideon Rachman said that the vote to leave the European Union has been so polarising that the two [...]

20 February
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The European Parliament is readying a 60-page document pushing for the UK to retain "privileged" access to the Single Market.  [...]

20 February
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One of the UK's biggest trading partners has activated a "hard Brexit" plan, recruiting nearly a thousand customs officers to [...]

20 February
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