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    Brexit Secretary to "consider" free port pilot

    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

    Centre for Policy Studies | |
    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 ...
  • Corbyn – A champion of young worker’s rights?

    Corbyn – A champion of young worker’s rights?

    Josh Adamson | | Employment
    “I don't think young people eat less than old people - that's my experience anyway” – Jeremy Corbyn at the Unison Conference in Brighton, 2017.What sound logic from the leader of the Labour party, on why he should raise the minimum wage to the national living wage levels for all ...
  • Keith Joseph at 100

    Keith Joseph at 100

    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 ...
  • UK and the TPP: An intelligent move?

    UK and the TPP: An intelligent move?

    Josh Adamson | | Trade
    Whilst the future of the UK’s trade relationship with the EU remains uncertain, Secretary of State Dr Liam Fox returned from a recent World Trade Organisation (WTO) meeting hopeful of new trade deals for a post-Brexit UK. Britain’s exit from the EU can unleash more comprehensive and beneficial trade agreements ...
  • 'Homes for Everyone' praised in Lords debate

    'Homes for Everyone' praised in Lords debate

    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

    Centre for Policy Studies | |
    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 ...
  • The precarious state of British energy

    The precarious state of British energy

    Josh Adamson | | Energy
    The composition of the UK’s retail electricity market has been dramatically transformed in recent years. The “Big 6” suppliers – who have typically been a dominant market force – now share the market with some 60 suppliers and subsequently have seen their combined market shares decline 4% in the last ...
  • May promotes 'New Generation' in New Year reshuffle

    May promotes 'New Generation' in New Year reshuffle

    Centre for Policy Studies | |
    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 ...