With the Governor of the Bank of England predicting a recession, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine smashing the ‘peace dividend’ and the prime minister indulging in economic Cake-ism, does the government have a plan to grow the economy? Frank McKenna suggests tax -cutting may be the way to go.
In the absence of any coherent strategy to tackle the crisis the UK economy is facing, the PM has decided that the best way to hang onto his job is to pick a series of fights with the international community.
If the PM has any chance of survival, he’ll have to become a Conservative. Frank McKenna’s latest blog focusses on the trials and tribulations of Boris Johnson.
If another major football catastrophe is to be avoided, then UEFA, the FA, the police, clubs and supporters must all learn lessons from the horrific scenes witnessed at the Champions League Final last weekend.
The introduction of a windfall tax may offer some short-term relief for those hardest hit by energy price hikes – but it is no substitute for an economic strategy. Frank McKenna argues that Rishi Sunak and the government has no clue as how to manage the economy – and is the first Conservative administration to have an aversion to tax cuts.
The chancellor needs a long term economic strategy – not short-term gimmicks – to get the country’s economy working again, according to DIB boss Frank McKenna.
In his latest blog, Frank McKenna argues that an economic recession is not inevitable – but the government must act now to prevent a prolonged economic downturn.
Unless and until Labour rediscovers its common-sense gene around complex issues such as transgender rights, it will never be in government. Frank McKenna’s latest blog focusses on Keir Starmer’s discomfort over the ‘culture wars’ issue that has dominated media interviews with politicians in recent weeks.