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The Shrinking Case for a Mansion Tax

New research from Lucian Cook reveals that any case for a Mansion Tax is now redundant as recent tax reforms have significantly increased the tax burden on higher value properties.


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CPS economy philosphy

At the core of the Centre for Policy Studies’ philosophy is the promotion of competition, free trade and free enterprise. The CPS believes in low taxes to reward work and entrepreneurship, and a smaller, more effective state that only intervenes where necessary. As such, we advocate reforms which lead to long-term sustainable economic growth.

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Comment and analysis

Tim KnoxBritain's decline is not inevitable

David Davis writes for City AM after his recent speech to the CPS.


The compensation culture is poisoning our society

Frank Furedi writes for the Telegraph about how the threat of litigation is adversely affecting UK public services.



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David Davis MP - There is an alternative: Why the government needs a growth policy

Former Shadow Home Secretary and Conservative party leadership candidate David Davis MP gave a key note speech on behalf of the Centre for Policy Studies at The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) on Monday 3rd September 2012. 

Niall Ferguson: Milton Friedman's legacy for free-market thinkers

Professor Niall Ferguson speaks at the Centre for Policy Studies event 'Friedman at 100', held at The Guildhall, London, on Tuesday 3rd July 2012.

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Growth bulletinTo beat the fiscal challenges that the UK is facing, economic growth is essential. The CPS will be monitoring progress on growth-enhancing measures closely over the coming months. Signing up to our growth bulletin will bring you all the latest statistics, studies and interesting comment pieces on the state of our economy.

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