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After PFI

After PFI

Jesse Norman - Economy

Jesse Norman argues the case for replacing PFI with a new model of public sector procurement.

Metroboom: lessons from Britain’s recovery in the 1930s

Metroboom: lessons from Britain’s recovery in the 1930s

George Trefgarne - Economy

The consensus view of the 1930s as a universally destitute time is a myth, writes George Trefgarne.

2012 Budget: 21 policies for growth and wealth creation

2012 Budget: 21 policies for growth and wealth creation

Ryan Bourne and Tim Knox - Economy

In the lead-up to the 2012 Budget, Ryan Bourne and Tim Knox set out the policies they'd adopt for wealth and job creation.

Pensions: Bring back the 10p rebate

Pensions: Bring back the 10p rebate

Michael Johnson - Economy

In the lead-up to the 2012 Budget, leading pensions expert Michael Johnson examines the £30 billion spent on incentivising retirement savings.

Taxing Mansions: the taxation of high value residential property

Taxing Mansions: the taxation of high value residential property

Lucian Cook - Economy

The case for a “Mansion Tax” is far weaker than it appears at first sight finds Lucian Cook

A market-orientated solution to the problem with annuities

A market-orientated solution to the problem with annuities

Michael Johnson - Economy

Michael Johnson suggests that the industry should establish a new annuities clearing house; a marketplace in which all annuity providers participate.

How to Cut Corporation Tax

How to Cut Corporation Tax

David Martin - Economy

The main rate of Corporation Tax should be cut to 20% in the next Budget to provide a boost to growth and international competitiveness writes David Martin

How to Cut Government Spending: Lessons from Canada

How to Cut Government Spending: Lessons from Canada

Brian Cowley and Tim Knox - Economy

Brian Cowley and Tim Knox examine how Canada effectively cut government debt in the 1990s, discussing lessons for current UK policy challenges.

Factsheet 6 UPDATE: the recent history of MPC inflation forecasts

Factsheet 6 UPDATE: the recent history of MPC inflation forecasts

Ryan Bourne - Economy

An update to previous work, this Factsheet shows that the inflation forecasting performance of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee continues to deteriorate.

Credit where it's due

Credit where it's due

James Conway and Michael O'Connor - Economy

James Conway and Michael O'Connor examine the case for credit easing to SMEs and recommend a least distortinary intervention

Growth, Growth, Growth: New ideas for growth and prosperity in the 21st century

Growth, Growth, Growth: New ideas for growth and prosperity in the 21st century

Harriett Baldwin, Karen Bradley, Charlie Elphicke, Chris Heaton-Harris, Jo Johnson, Claire Perry - Economy

Six Conservative MPs put together components for a growth agenda, including reforms to tax, finance, wefare, infrastructure, trade and the European Union.

Escaping the Strait Jacket

Escaping the Strait Jacket

Dominic Raab MP - Economy

The MP for for Esher and Walton, Dominic Raab, explains how employment legislation and regulation can be reformed to ease the costs on business and encourage job creation.

The Endgame for the Eurozone?

The Endgame for the Eurozone?

Lord Flight - Economy

It is to be hoped – though it looks unlikely – that the measures that President Sarkozy and Chancellor Merkel have been seeking to organise will buy time to address the fundamental, underlying problem of the major decline in competitiveness of the Southern economies compared with Northern Europe, under a common currency. If the EU does not come up with a realistic, long-term solution, a chaotic breakup of the Euro in due course is inevitable.

Adrenalin Now

Adrenalin Now

Ryan Bourne - Economy

In a CPS Pointmaker, Ryan Bourne explains why George Osborne needs to cut taxes if the economy is to grow, and outlines how the Chancellor can afford it.

After the Age of Abundance

After the Age of Abundance

Andrew Tyrie MP - Economy

The Chairman of the Treasury Select Committee critiques the Government’s approach to growth