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What Rishi Sunak scrapping HS2 – and promising a new ‘Network North’ – means for the north of England6 min read
Infrastructure development in Northern England has been increasingly muddled in recent years. Few will be convinced by Rishi Sunak’s new pledge to fix this.
The Levelling up Department’s own guidance contradicts comments by Transport Secretary Mark Harper at the Conservative Conference.
Economists do not have the analytical tools to properly measure the full value of a megaproject. Deciding on whether to pull the plug or not is always a political matter.
Housing and migrants charities blast ‘shameful’ plan to relax licensing rules around HMOs for people fleeing danger.
Customs provide crucial scrutiny of goods, processes and documentation. UK freeports will only succeed with similarly robust measures in place.
The plan to abolish the House of Lords has drawn the most attention but Labour is also proposing radical changes to how power is distributed.
Our political system is packed with unimaginative, cowardly morons, trapped in aspic.