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Why I support May’s Brexit deal

Today the Prime Minister has faced resignations and reports of letters of no confidence. But Theresa May's deal, though far from ideal, is without question the least worst option. It sets Britain on the road to regaining sovereignty and, just as importantly, avoids the chaos of a no deal outcome or a Corbyn government.

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The real reason Germany is turning Green

While the far-right AfD hog the headlines, Germany's Green Party has also made great strides of late. They represent a liberal, optimistic counterweight to the AfD's nativism. Unlike their British sister party, they have embraced business, the market and a pragmatic centrist style that focuses on issues that matter to ordinary Germans.


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Mark Carney has made mistakes – but the rot goes back further

Mark Carney is rightly under fire for his stewardship of the Bank of England, but the Old Lady's problems go back further. The Bank has lost its credibility by failing to focus on its main target - curbing inflation. Worse still, its consistent refusal to raise interest rates has badly hit UK productivity and contributed to the economy's sluggish growth.

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Why America?

How did America get so rich? Alan Greenspan and Adrian Wooldridge answer the question brilliantly in their new book, Capitalism in America, showing how dynamism and creative destruction have contributed to the country's prosperity. But this book about the past is also a policymaker's parable for today.

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No deal is better than this deal

We are yet to see the fine print of the Prime Minister's Brexit deal, but early leaks suggest it will see the UK continuing to adhere to various EU rules, while surrendering our trade policy by remaining in a customs union. MPs are being offered intolerable terms. The only sensible response is to vote against the offer on the table.

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