D-Day for councils as Pickles wields the axe

Today is D-Day for many of us, though it’s likely you may not have known it – today is the day councils in England find out how much (or how little) money they are going to be able to spend in the next two years.

Listening to Migrationwatch would imperil our economy

The problem with politics is it’s complicated. Take the issue raised this week by Sir Andrew Green in his ConervativeHome article on immigration. In making his argument about reducing immigration, Green carelessly glossed over some staggeringly complex arguments about what the current and future shape of the UK economy should be.