Tim Congdon

Tim Congdon

Tariff-free trading is the quickest route to economic prosperity. But can the UK persuade the EU that it’s in the interests of us both?

‘Addled thinking about the BBC’s status seems to be characteristic of leafy-suburb leftism’

“Theresa May and her colleagues should announce that Britain seeks global free trade as well as free trade with the EU”

“Many Brexit and Trump voters resented the exent to which national power had been transferred to international institutions like the EU and the IMF”

For all Vladimir Putin’s military adventures, the Russian economy is now shrinking — far too small to pose a real threat to the West

“Bootle and Mills believe in “permanent devaluation”. Is there any exchange rate they regard as too low?”

“What does Brexit mean? Two main options are emerging: the single market option and the free trade option”

“Friedman’s “helicopter money” was designed as a thought experiment to stimulate the imagination — not the real British economy. He was joking”

“Have the unelected heads of international institutions got too big for their boots?”

The Treasury White Paper on the economic impact of leaving the EU is based on unsound economics and does not withstand close analysis