UK-EU deal sidelines reveals decorative nature of Northern Ireland Assembly
Assumptions that damage to the UK economy was inevitable have now been backed up with concrete evidence.
By Dave Stockton THE CONFEDERATION of British Industries (CBI), representing 190,000 companies, warned on 18 October that ‘acute’ labour shortages will spread across more and more industries, from construction and distribution to retail and healthcare. And this crisis could last as long as two years. Though hospitality trades have enjoyed a strong bounce-back, this sector […]
By Tim Nailsea BRITAIN’S ECONOMIC growth has almost stalled because of shortages of labour in parts of industry and of material inputs, due to disruptions in the supply chain, coupled with the effects of Brexit. GDP grew by 0.4% in August but is still 0.8% below where it was in February 2020, before the country […]
New environmental regulation prioritises the economy.
48-hour week under attack.
By KD Tait Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal will be voted on by Parliament this week. With an 80-seat majority, the deal is certain to pass. It has already been unanimously backed by the remaining 27 EU member states. The campaign to leave the EU, based on the nationalist myth of reclaiming British ‘sovereignty’ was a […]
Statement by the Political Committee of Red Flag Whatever a narrow majority of the electorate imagined they would get when they voted to Leave the European Union, the strategists who planned Brexit knew exactly what they wanted. Nigel Farage’ s UKIP and the European Research Group with Jacob Rees Mogg, like their co-thinkers in the […]
Tim Nailsea reviews Despised: Why the Modern Left Loathes the Working Class by Paul Embery
Deal or no deal, the working class loses.