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, Gawain Towler explains why Conservative membership of the EPP in the European Parliament is not in the interests of Britain or the increasingly eurosceptic party.
In this paper, the authors argue that it is time to take millions out of paying income tax by raising the personal allowance to £10,000.
In his report, 'Towards Smaller Government', Lord Blackwell argues that there should be a big shift towards smaller government, with private companies providing better opportunities in institutions such as health care and education.
In this report, Theresa Villiers MEP highlights the concerted efforts at EU level for tax harmonisation across VAT, income taxes and corporate taxes.
In this paper, Keith Marsden explains why Gordon Brown's economic performance as Chancellor is far less favourable than the headlines suggest.
In these two pieces, Stuart Lyons explains how the Post Office could be privatised, while Lord Howe explores two key principles of a good long-term tax system.
In this paper, Patrick Burgess examines proposals to exapnd venture capital investment activity in the UK.
In this paper, George Trefgarne examines the implications of the establishment of Ofcom.
Lord Owen delivers the fifth Keith Joseph Memorial Lecture, where he proposes eight amendments to the Union Treaties to ensure national sovereignty, as well as the growth of a more dynamic Europe, in Limits to EU Integration.
Gordon brown announced the New Deal for Lone Parents in his July 1997 Budget. Harriet Harman, then Secretary of State for Social Security, claimed ‘nearly all lone parents want to work… They want to work, not despite their children, but because of them’… we will hope lone mothers get off benefit and into work’.
OVER THE LAST 30 YEARS education has risen up the political agenda in Britain primarily because of widespread concern about low standards. There are enormous variations in standards from school to school – even with schools of the same type in similar areas.
The Prime Minister has a vision of a New Britain. Central to this vision is the creation of a “New Class”, a new elite placed in positions of authority, who will propagate the new spirit of the age and spread the principles of the Third Way across Britain.
In October 1996, the Centre for Policy Studies published the first ever tables of school funding.
What to do? The War of Independence: a Declaration proposed by a radical reform of the tax and benefit system. The plan was to raise the income threshold, below which people do not pay tax, from its present level of £4,300 to £15,000.