FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2017

Posts Tagged ‘Donald Trump’

  GOLDEN GAMES. Next week business and council chiefs from across the North will meet to demand a fair transport deal for our region. The summit, backed by Downtown in Business, comes in the wake of a watering down of government pledges on connectivity for the Northern Powerhouse (NP) and the simultaneous approval of Crossrail [read more…]


  The Prime Minister has been called an appeaser for her closeness to Donald Trump. That is a result of this country’s desperate search for new friends now that we are shunning our 27 partners in Europe. So, while Labour are hurling insults with 1930’s echoes in them at Mrs May, let’s see if the [read more…]


  OVER THE EDGE as like the old days in the House of Commons this week. I observed MPs debating till midnight, the corridors full of people, Whips working overtime. They need not have worried. The vote to take us out of the European Union was easily passed as we moved from being a representative [read more…]


JUST JIM 233. BUSINESS READY FOR TRUMP ROLLERCOASTER. When the Trump presidency starts next Friday, the business community won’t be alone in wondering what happens next. During the transition from President Obama to President Trump, economic indicators have generally been up on both sides of the Atlantic. Here the FTSE 100 has had its longest [read more…]


  Any hope that the New Year would bring signs that we are not heading over the Brexit cliff were quickly dashed with the resignation of Sir Ivan Rogers. The UK envoy to the European Union became exasperated that the May government had no plan, was guilty of muddled thinking and that the British team [read more…]