The proposed changes to the tuition fees system could lead to higher write-offs and a financial time bomb for taxpayers, concludes a new report by Michael Johnson.Read More
In this pamphlet, Norman Blackwell analyses what the Convention on the Future of Europe, set up by the EU Council of Ministers, means for European development.
In this paper, consultant Maurice Slevin explains how two reforms to the NHS could dramatically improve patient care and outcomes.
Former Labour Education Special Adviser, Conor Ryan, investigates the current education system in the UK and how it should be reformed in Freedom from Failure.
In this paper, John Redwood MP explains how allowing funding to follow children in schooling would result in higher teaching staff ratios, and freedom from bureaucracy for schools.
In this paper, Rupert Darwall explains why a smaller state sector is desirable.
In this joint report, the authors examine the current state of the UK banking industry and review the findings of the recent Competition Commission report into the industry.
In this initial report of the CPS Health Policy Group, Norman Blackwell and Danny Kruger explore how replacing the monopoly NHS with more patient choice could radically improve healthcare outcomes in the UK.
In this paper, the authors outline how the Labour party has instituted statism in many areas of public life without people noticing.
In this paper, Jill Kirby explores the current evidence on family breakdown in the UK, and its effects both for the taxpayer and the good of society.
MP for West Dorset and Shadow Secretary of State for Home Affairs, Oliver Letwin MP, delivers the sixth Keith Joseph Memorial Lecture on 'Beyond the Causes of Crime.'
In this paper, John Marks explains why higher state spending on education is not sufficient to generate good outcomes.
In this paper Sir Richard Packer explains how the principles of free-trade and market efficiency could result in profoundly positive developments if applied in the agricultural sector.
Our immigration policy is an exercise in wishful thinking. We pretend that we control our borders when we have lost all control. We pretend we act humanely to asylum seekers when we do everything possible to prevent them arriving here legally then behave as if they barely exist or waste their talents. We need a fair, transparent and humane immigration policy. What is happening now is neither fair nor humane and certainly not transparent. Nor does it constitute a policy, either restrictive or open.
In this report, Stuart Lyons analyses how the DTI could be streamlined in order to focus on the needs of the business community and be more efficient in delivering its services.