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The Medico-Legal Crisis and How to Solve It

The Medico-Legal Crisis and How to Solve It

Dr Paul Goldsmith - Health

The NHS' liabilities for medico-legal claims now total £65bn, draining the NHS of much-needed funds and putting patients at risk by driving GPs out of practice.

The Australian Supermodel: Lessons for the UK

The Australian Supermodel: Lessons for the UK

The Hon Alexander Downer AC -

Alexander Downer, Australia's High Commissioner to the UK, says Britain should use the opportunities from Brexit and Australia is eager to begin negotiating a free trade deal.

Strikes in Essential Services: Time for further protection for the public?

Strikes in Essential Services: Time for further protection for the public?

Nicholas Finney OBE - Public Services

Strikes in the "essential services" are banned in most Western economies, apart from in the UK. The government must do more to protect the public from strike action in public services.

Venezuela - No Room for Apologists

Venezuela - No Room for Apologists

Daniel Mahoney - Economy

Many on the left of British politics celebrate Chavez's reforms and say Venezuela offers "a better way of doing things". This report shows that there is no excuse for Venezuela's defenders: the evidence is clear, the reforms were damaging

Wealthy Graduates: The Winners from Corbyn's Tuition Fees Plan

Wealthy Graduates: The Winners from Corbyn's Tuition Fees Plan

Daniel Mahoney -

The election has brought into focus the issue of inter-generational fairness and Labour's solution is abolishing tuition fees. Daniel Mahoney argues that is regressive and benefits wealthy graduates most.

Reinforcing Automatic Enrolment

Reinforcing Automatic Enrolment

Michael Johnson - Pensions

The early response to automatic enrolment has been positive but the government can still do more to encourage saving, especially for the young and the self-employed.

Abandoning austerity is no solution

Abandoning austerity is no solution

Daniel Mahoney and Tim Knox - Public Services

Recent calls to lift the public sector pay cap have been gaining traction but Mahoney and Knox argue this mustn't be funded through higher taxes or further borrowing.

Offering the Young a Good Deal

Offering the Young a Good Deal

Daniel Mahoney - Politics

The General Election showed a huge inter-generational divide with Corbyn's Labour being more popular than the Conservatives up to age 49. How should the Conservatives respond?

CPS response to Labour's key revenue raisers

CPS response to Labour's key revenue raisers

Daniel Mahoney -

CPS responses to the three centrepiece "revenue raisers" from the Labour manifesto

A Pensions and Savings Manifesto

A Pensions and Savings Manifesto

Michael Johnson - Pensions

Michael Johnson outlines some reforms to pensions and savings that political parties should consider while writing their General Election manifestos.

Why Corporation Tax Cuts Work

Why Corporation Tax Cuts Work

Daniel Mahoney -

Corporation tax cuts have had a positive impact but Labour have threatened to reverse them

How to Overcome Selection by House Price

How to Overcome Selection by House Price

Daniel Mahoney -

Grammar schools offer a chance to escape selection by house price.

Auto-Protection

Auto-Protection

Michael Johnson - Pensions

The 2015 liberalisation of pensions was welcome but the risk management is needed.Michael Johnson proposes "auto-protection" at private pension age.

Fiscal Prudence Triumphs over Political Gimmicks

Fiscal Prudence Triumphs over Political Gimmicks

Daniel Mahoney -

The Chancellor made the right decision not to splash the cash at the Spring Budget