The Poodle Bites Back: Select Committees and the Revival of Parliament
Andrew Tyrie MP, Chairman of the Treasury Select Committee, argues that despite the ‘anti-politics’ mood in the UK, the House of Commons is achieving notable success in reforming itself into a more effective institution.
Adam Memon - 17 June 2015
Make inheritance tax fairer by simplifying the system with a broader base and lower rate, and eliminating many of the existing inefficient tax reliefs.
Michael Johnson - 04 June 2015
Michael Johnson warns that Generation Y could be the first generation to experience a quality of life below that of its (baby boomer) parents.
Keith Boyfield and Daniel Greenberg - 19 May 2015
Keith Boyfield and Daniel Greenberg urge Brandon Lewis to seize the opportunity of a new Government to tackle Britain’s housing shortage.
Michael Johnson - 15 May 2015
Pensions analyst Michael Johnson urges new pensions minister Ros Altmann to continue with the bold reforms that her predecessor began.
Gabriel Heller Sahlgren - 15 April 2015
Gabriel Heller Sahlgren challenges conventional wisdom regarding the reasons for Finland’s remarkable education success.
Rupert Darwall - 18 March 2015
Rupert Darwall shows that recent energy policy represents the biggest expansion of state power since the nationalisations of the 1940s and 1950s – and is on course to be the most expensive domestic policy disaster in modern British history.
Michael Johnson - 20 February 2015
Leading pensions expert Michael Johnson urges the Government to implement radical reform in order to avoid an impending crisis.
Lucian Cook - 18 February 2015
Any case for a Mansion Tax is now redundant as recent tax reforms have significantly increased the tax burden on higher value properties.
Roger Gough and Andrew Tyrie MP - 22 January 2015
Roger Gough and Andrew Tyrie MP have put ideology aside to develop a practical plan that both answers the West Lothian Question and buttresses the Union.
William Norton - 07 January 2015
Many large charities are refusing to admit who funds them. Despite new government regulation urging charities’ to be transparent, the majority of Britain’s largest charities decline to comply.
Michael Johnson - 17 December 2014
Without structural change, the Local Government Pension Scheme is in terminal decline.
Daniel Hannan MEP - 12 December 2014
Reforming Britain’s relationship with the EU could boost trade, reveals Dan Hannan MEP.
Adam Memon and Tim Knox - 01 December 2014
The Chancellor should take the opportunity in his Autumn Statement speech on Wednesday to outline a series of proposals which are all cost neutral (at worst), which will boost underlying growth and which will continue to reform public services
Adam Memon - 28 November 2014
Britain must boost its skills if wages are to increase – says Adam Memon, Head of Economic Research at the Centre for Policy Studies.
Andrew Tyrie MP - 17 November 2014
Andrew Tyrie MP urges the government to finally answer the West Lothian Question.