George Trefgarne

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Monday, 12 October 2020

Time for some Whiggish economic optimism - a five point plan to restore investor confidence

“I saw towards the Upper End of the Hall [in the Bank of England] a beautiful Virgin…Her Name was Publick …

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Monday, 30 March 2020

Coronavirus cash crunch: Rishi Sunak must do more for small businesses

As we recently moved to the country, where the atmosphere is a little more chilled than the metropolis; and I …

By George Trefgarne

Thursday, 7 November 2019

Labour's borrowing binge is the road to ruin

Hang on, what is this? Sajid Javid, a Conservative chancellor, promising to spend like a drunken sailor, doubling the annual …

By George Trefgarne

Friday, 14 June 2019

Don't indulge the prorogation nonsense

When people claim that the Establishment has conspired to wreck Brexit, they are, of course right. What is not commonly …

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Monday, 11 March 2019

The EEA is a Brexit lifeboat for the City and the economy

The revelation [in the Telegraph on Saturday 9th March 2019] from George Eustice, the ex-fisheries minister, that Britain’s ambassador to …

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Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Time for a National Government? Lessons from 1931

It is an interesting question as to whether the formation of a National Government would help solve the current Brexit …

By George Trefgarne

Monday, 11 June 2018

Let’s build a bridge between Northern Ireland and Scotland

Those who voted for Brexit and those who now accept it are united by one positive thought – this could …

By George Trefgarne

Thursday, 29 March 2018

Bounder Analytica, or how to spot a wrong’un

Reaction continues to lead the way in automated journalism and having recently pioneered a computer-generated article about Millennials we have …

By George Trefgarne

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

It is 1956 again in Westminster

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