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.
Can the government change the agenda from price rises and sleaze? Jim looks at what we can expect in next week’s Queen’s Speech.
The minister for small business, Paul Scully MP, was the guest speaker at an exclusive Downtown in Business London event recently.
Martin Liptrot discusses the Pretendians and how race and identity issues are playing out in the USA.
Paul Scully MP will join Downtown in Business for an exclusive dinner event on 30th March 2022.
This week Jim comments on another blow to those who put their faith in market forces with the gas crisis continuing.He also reminds readers of the Hazel Grove past of Culture Secreatry Nadine Dorries, notes that Lancashire is now a favourite haunt of America’s top politicians and prepares for another difficult Labour conference in Brighton.
This week DIB boss Frank McKenna calls on a more robust ‘return to work’ plan from government, as he spells out the dangers of a long-term lockdown.
As the government moves towards easing the lockdown, Frank McKenna pleads with them to be better prepared coming out of the crisis than they were going into it.
In his latest blog Frank McKenna explains why giving any government a ‘pass’, even during a crisis, would be an afront to democracy – and outlines why he thinks Boris Johnson and his colleagues are struggling to manage the Coronavirus crisis effectively.
The MP for Wirral South and Treasury Select Committee member Alison McGovern popped into the Downtown Den to talk with our CEO Frank McKenna discussing the government’s handling of the crisis so far, the Labour leadership saga and footy!
Jim argues that there is some wishful thinking about how long this virus emergency is going to last.He argues that firms and workers should be given cash not loans to avoid a spiral into a serious recesssion.
In this guest blog, former Member of Parliament, Simon Danczuk blogs on what he sees as the long slow death of the Labour Party.