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  • Housebuilders pledge to reserve London homes for UK buyers

    Housebuilders pledge to reserve London homes for UK buyers

    | Housing
    FTSE-listed home builders have pledged to restrict the sale of new homes to Lond-based buyers according to City A.M.The companies - which include Taylor Wimpey, L&Q, and Barratt London - have offered to restrict the sale of new build homes under £350,000 to UK-based buyers for the first three months, ...
  • Medical groups ask government to tackle soaring negligence costs

    Medical groups ask government to tackle soaring negligence costs

    | Healthcare
    Medical groups have written to the Justice Secretary, asking him to address the soaring cost of medical negligence claims, according to the BBC.A 2017 report from the Centre for Policy Studies noted the rapidly increasing cost of medico-legal expenses, and the associated insurance, was driving GPs out of the NHS ...
  • Brexit Secretary to

    Brexit Secretary to "consider" free port pilot

    | Infrastructure
    In a speech in Teesside, Brexit Secretary David Davis said the government will consider a free port pilot in Teesside "with the most open mind possible."Ben Houchen, Tees Valley Mayor, is leading a push for a free port pilot in the area following Brexit and met with David Davis prior ...
  • Theresa May endorses 'The Cost of Nationalisation' report

    Theresa May endorses 'The Cost of Nationalisation' report

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    Theresa May used Prime Minister's Questions, Wednesday 24 January, to endorse the latest report 'The Cost of Nationalisation' from the Centre for Policy Studies.Maggie Throup MP asked the Prime Minister if she agreed it would be reckless, when so much work had been done reduce to deficit, to follow Labour's ...
  • Keith Joseph at 100

    Keith Joseph at 100

    | History
    We must have substantial cuts in tax and public spending and bold incentives and encouragements to the wealth creators, without whose renewed efforts we shall all grow poorer
    17 January 2018 would have been the 100th birthday of Keith Joseph. Founder of the Centre for Policy Studies, close friend and supporter ...
  • 'Homes for Everyone' praised in Lords debate

    'Homes for Everyone' praised in Lords debate

    | Housing
    Baroness Neville-Rolfe praised Chris Philp MP's "fine report" for the Centre for Policy Studies during a debate in the House of Lords last week. The debate, held Thursday 12 January, was focused on the performance on the UK's house builders and what could be done to encourage more house building ...
  • Royal Commission debated in Parliament

    Royal Commission debated in Parliament

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    The subject of an NHS Royal Commission was raised in Parliament yesterday during Prime Minister's Questions, following the publication earlier this week of "A Royal Commission for the NHS: The Remit" written by Lord Saatchi and Dominic Nutt and published by the Centre for Policy Studies.Dr Andrew Murrison asked the ...
  • May promotes 'New Generation' in New Year reshuffle

    May promotes 'New Generation' in New Year reshuffle

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    Theresa May began the New Year with a Cabinet reshuffle. Stretching over two days, May has made changes to the top-level cabinet positions, junior ministerial posts, and CCHQ leadership.Among those 'New Generation' members who received the call were Suella Fernandes who becomes Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at DExEU, Robert ...