The British economy is beset by poor productivity and it is about to start putting a real squeeze on growth. With his deficit target under threat from productivity downgrades, the Budget represents the Chancellor's best chance to tackle the issue.
In the first publication under the flagship 'New Generation' programme, Rishi Sunak MP calls for the Government to back the creation of a new exchange for SME bonds aimed at everyday savers.
Launch event for the Centre for Policy Studies' 'New Generation' project, addressed by Lord Saatchi, Amber Rudd MP, Graham Brady MP, Robert Colvile, and Ben Elliot.
Maurice Saatchi and Graham Brady write for the Sunday Telegraph, arguing the Conservatives need to rediscover the 'zeal of Thatcher' to defend against Jeremy Corbyn.
Ahead of the Budget, Nick Boles MP, John Redwood MP, Robert Colvile and Heather Stewart debate the key economic question of the day: whether Philip Hammond should prioritise deficit reduction or investment.
The Labour Party is wrong to argue against increasing mechanisation. It would impede productivity growth, depress wage growth, and encourage economic activity to relocate.