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.Read More
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.
Tessa Keswick argues for a radical reform in the recent Conservative Party attitude to women in the report, 'Second Amongst Equals.'
In this paper, Nevil Johnson seeks to look again at the peculiar challenges that the evolution of the EU presents to a nation like Britain which remains for the most part doubtful about the onward march to ‘ever closer union.
In this paper, Briain Hindley examines the implications of the EU Treaty of Nice.
In this paper, Christopher Booker examines the implications of the Treaty of Nice.
Member of the Number 10 Policy Unit from 1995 - 1997, Sean Williams looks at the current education system and recommends ways in which the leadership of schools can have the freedom and authority to run them as they like best, while also remaining accountable to the public.
Economics Consultant Keith Marsden compares and contrasts the benefits of the North American Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and members of the European Monetray Union (Euroland) in the report, Towards "A Treaty of Commerce".