Subsidy

Whether or not Britain leaves, the EU must change or fall apart

20 February 2016 9:00 am

David Cameron’s attempt to renegotiate Britain’s EU membership has served as a powerful reminder of the case for leaving. The…

James McAvoy is wrong – the arts are better off without subsidy

14 March 2015 9:00 am

The season of cringe-making acceptance speeches at arts awards ceremonies is nearly over, thank heavens. But it hasn’t passed without…

London’s real Olympic legacy: paying to build the stadium twice

22 November 2014 9:00 am

Giving London’s Olympic stadium a ‘legacy’ is proving to be a very costly business

Wave power is a really, really stupid idea. That’s why it’s getting so much taxpayer subsidy

12 July 2014 9:00 am

Civil servants think wave power will transform the country. They’re wrong. You’re paying

Leave Ukraine to the Russians

8 March 2014 9:00 am

‘You can’t always get what you want,’ chorused Mick Jagger, ‘but if you try some time/You just might find/You get…

Meet the greatest threat to our countryside: sheep

1 June 2013 9:00 am

Sheep have done more damage to Britain’s environment than all the building that has ever taken place