Shotley Bridge hospital was mentioned in Parliament three times in ten years by my predecessors; and as often by me in the last six months.
One area that has had relatively little attention, but could get much more, is the behaviour of commercial landlords across the country.
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s the German presidency of the Council of the EU.
“I think we will see a new dynamic in the union, but it will take some time before we fully recover,” the EU competition and digital chief said.
This is the final article in a three-part series on using technology to boost our economy after Brexit.
As a former Chief Secretary to the Treasury, I am uneasy about the bail-out of Flybe. Every time a private business is bailed out by the taxpayer, the pressure grows.
Its success in innovative industries is based on an R&D-intensive, novel-product-based, export-oriented business model. One that the UK should adopt.
The SNP demands a second independence referendum next year and an end to austerity.
The Labour Party hopes to win the December election with a radical plan to take on the rich.
The Business Secretary argues that Parliament’s actions are “discouraging businesses from taking the steps they need to take”, and holding up private sector investment.
Lobbyists remain fearful of a no-deal Brexit but worry they will lose access to government if they speak out.