June 2019 Articles

Why it's right that 160,000 people can pick our next Prime Minister
Why it's right that 160,000 people can pick our next Prime Minister
Discussing the Tory leadership election on Sky News earlier this week, host Adam Boulton asked me why the party members [...]
June 28, 2019
At last, a sensible immigration plan – and it comes from Boris
At last, a sensible immigration plan – and it comes from Boris
It is not often that I agree with Boris Johnson. But when the frontrunner to be the next Prime Minister [...]
June 28, 2019
DEBATE: Should London follow Berlin and introduce rent freezing?
DEBATE: Should London follow Berlin and introduce rent freezing?
Should London follow Berlin and introduce rent freezing? Gina Miller, founding partner at SCM Direct, says YES. I appreciate that [...]
June 28, 2019
Entrepreneurs need a free market, not student loan giveaways from Jeremy Hunt
Entrepreneurs need a free market, not student loan giveaways from Jeremy Hunt
Entrepreneurs are a frequent component of a politician’s stump speech. MPs love to boast about their regard for job creators.  [...]
June 28, 2019
Businesses are becoming better corporate citizens, so why is public perception lagging behind?
Businesses are becoming better corporate citizens, so why is public perception lagging behind?
When I left politics for business two decades ago, it was taken for granted that those who ran the country [...]
June 28, 2019
London City Airport is grounded in sustainability
London City Airport is grounded in sustainability
Despite the political and economic uncertainty, London is continuing to grow and is expected to remain a major global city [...]
June 28, 2019
Getting a better deal for the consumer? That’s music to my ears
Getting a better deal for the consumer? That’s music to my ears
It’s hard to recall now how long we’ve been hearing that the music industry is changing: in flux, in transition, [...]
June 27, 2019
Next PM must put free trade at the centre of the global stage
Next PM must put free trade at the centre of the global stage
At the end of the G20 gathering in Buenos Aires last year, the traditional end-of-summit communique signed by the world leaders dropped the previous year’s [...]
June 27, 2019
Calling the data doctor: How Chronomics wants to educate  you about your epigenetics
Calling the data doctor: How Chronomics wants to educate you about your epigenetics
How old are you? A simple enough question, you may think, but not for Dr Tom Stubbs, co-founder and chief [...]
June 27, 2019
Debate: Is there any merit to Labour’s ‘financial totalitarianism’ plans to tackle climate change?
Debate: Is there any merit to Labour’s ‘financial totalitarianism’ plans to tackle climate change?
Q: Is there any merit to Labour’s ‘financial totalitarianism’ plans to tackle climate change? Yes – Angus Satow is co-founder [...]
June 27, 2019
Dog Fight: Why competition must be at the heart of the Heathrow expansion project
Dog Fight: Why competition must be at the heart of the Heathrow expansion project
In 1968, the Roskill Commission recommended the expansion of Heathrow. Last week, the airport’s owner, Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL), said [...]
June 27, 2019
A bold pro-business Prime Minister should let Liz Truss shake things up
A bold pro-business Prime Minister should let Liz Truss shake things up
There’s another month to go until we have a new Prime Minister, but pro-market Conservatives can already start breathing a [...]
June 27, 2019
The FCA must stop making excuses and act to avoid another GRG scandal
The FCA must stop making excuses and act to avoid another GRG scandal
It is six years since the damning accusations came to light that the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) had been [...]
June 27, 2019
Like Boris, Jeremy Hunt should be wary of promising spending splurges
Like Boris, Jeremy Hunt should be wary of promising spending splurges
Earlier this week, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) performed a useful public service, placing Boris Johnson’s spending proposals under [...]
June 27, 2019