Kwasi Kwarteng

Dominic Cummings understands Singapore. The Tories still don’t

2 April 2023 4:00 pm

I’ve read Kwasi Kwarteng’s surprisingly positive review of my book, Crack-Up Capitalism. Although it was unexpected to see someone from the…

Liz Truss and the art of rhetoric

22 October 2022 9:00 am

Liz Truss was spot-on in arguing that the only way in which a state can flourish is by combining low…

The lady vanishes: the Truss agenda is dead

22 October 2022 9:00 am

The Truss agenda is dead

Why Truss picked Hunt for Chancellor

14 October 2022 11:33 pm

A day is a long time in politics. Just this morning, a No. 10 source told the BBC the Prime…

Truss says no to spending cuts. Here’s the caveat

12 October 2022 11:44 pm

The mini-Budget was a spending spree. The ‘medium-term fiscal plan’ was meant to explain the funding. But what exactly is…

The Bank of England's governor issues a stark warning

12 October 2022 6:51 am

Speculation has been growing that the Bank of England might announce an extension of its emergency gilt-buying programme which is…

Crash course: how the Truss revolution came off the road

8 October 2022 9:00 am

Where does the Truss revolution go from here?

Truss is hurting the free-market cause

8 October 2022 9:00 am

In theory, I should be delighted about the Liz Truss project. She is saying the things I’ve been arguing for…

I feel sorry for Kwasi Kwarteng

8 October 2022 9:00 am

In Singapore last week, I was asked: do ministers just come in, reach for the dumbest available policy and go…

Maybe Nanny does know best

1 October 2022 9:00 am

Not least among the shivers down my spine as I listen to Liz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng pump up the…

City slickers’ reaction to Kwarteng’s unfunded plan is entirely rational

1 October 2022 9:00 am

‘Fury at the City slickers betting against UK plc,’ shouted the Daily Mail on Tuesday, after Monday’s mayhem saw the…

Are you feeling lucky?

1 October 2022 9:00 am

There was an article recently in the increasingly woke but still useful New Scientist which attempted to gauge the degree…

Will Liz Truss take on the IMF?

28 September 2022 6:25 am

Tonight the International Monetary Fund has weighed in on the UK’s mini-Budget, offering a direct rebuke of Liz Truss and…

The audacity of Kwarteng's tax cut for the rich

23 September 2022 7:46 pm

George Osborne dreamed about it and Rishi Sunak told friends that he’d like to do it if everything went well…

Let’s see some energy policy action

17 September 2022 9:00 am

At His Majesty’s Treasury, it’s all looking a bit like Year Zero in revolutionary Cambodia. Kwasi Kwarteng’s first act was…

Buckle up! The Liz Truss era is here

10 September 2022 9:00 am

Can Liz Truss grow the economy?

Kwasi Kwarteng is a politician from a different age

10 September 2022 9:00 am

Liz Truss doesn’t waste energy on unnecessary emotion. At the announcement of her victory at the QE2 Centre, she ditched…

Team Truss turns on each other at eco-hustings

18 August 2022 12:00 am

The Tory leadership teams rolled into Belfast this afternoon, clad in metaphorical red, white and blue and eager to display…

Who should pay for nuclear?

28 October 2021 10:30 pm

How much longer is the government going to suppress the cost to households of achieving net zero carbon emissions, or try…

White Dee's diary: From Benefits Street to Downing Street?

15 February 2014 9:00 am

There’s no reason why you should have heard of me. No reason why you would have watched a Channel 4…