Robert Colvile and Daniel Mahoney warn Philip Hammond not let recent economic figures tempt him into ending austerity, the Chancellor has no room for complacency.Read More
The Coalition has replaced its original deficit reduction plan with a “protection of government spending plans plan”, write Ryan Bourne and Tim Knox.
Ewen Stewart, a leading bond and equity analyst, investigates whether current UK monetary and fiscal policies are sustainable in in Masking the Symptoms: why QE and huge deficits are not the cure.
Dominic Raab MP sets out ten ways in which more competition can widen consumer choice and reduce costs in five key sectors: energy, water, retail banking, schools and health
Leading pensions analyst Michael Johnson explains why the future cost of public service pensions could be as much as £41 billion a year.
The Justice and Security Bill, in its current form, would damage Britain’s system of open justice and tarnish Britain’s reputation, at home and abroad writes Andrew Tyrie MP and Anthony Peto QC.
A society, in our case a nation state, needs to provide its people with certain basics. These include security, food and shelter of course. But a civilised society such as our own, should also provide freedom for its people. All this is obvious.
In an Autumn Statement briefing note, Ryan Bourne and Tim Knox provide some advice for the Chancellor with 16 Recommendations.
Costly and Ineffective: Why Pension Tax Reliefs Should be Reformed
As the Public Bill Committee starts scrutiny of the Public Service Pensions Bill on Tuesday 6 November, leading pensions analyst Michael Johnson reveals that the cashflow shortfall between public sector contributions and pensions in payment are rising to unsustainable levels.
The past 30 years has seen an increasing proportion of the population of total households becoming overall net recipients of the state, writes Ryan Bourne in The progressivity of UK taxes and transfers
'The UK must seek a new and different relationship with the EU, and here is a plan', says David Heathcoat-Amory in The UK and the EU: time to cut the knot.
Ryan Bourne writes of how Estonia provides a clear case-study of a country which has successfully embraced austerity and seen a return to sustainable economic growth.
A new briefing note published today by the Centre for Policy Studies highlights many of the inherent flaws in proposals for a Mansion Tax.