The Tobin Tax rears its ugly head, again
John Chown shows how, despite the fact that the original proposals for an EU-wide FTT were successfully vetoed by the British Prime Minister in 2011, similar proposals are now being implemented by the European Commission in eleven Member States under a process known as the Enhanced Cooperation Procedure.
Michael Gove MP - 17 May 2013
Michael Gove MP delivered the 2014 Keith Joseph Memorial Lecture.
Keith Boyfield and Inna Ali - 06 May 2013
Keith Boyfield and Inna Ali on why the planning system needs to be made simpler.
Andrew Tyrie - 26 March 2013
Andrew Tyrie MP and Anthony Peto QC on why the “Secret Courts” Bill still needs to be improved.
Tony Lodge - 25 March 2013
New evidence proves that competition on the passenger rail network benefits passengers and taxpayers; now is the time to deliver true competition, writes Tony Lodge.
Ryan Bourne and Tim Knox - 15 March 2013
The Coalition has replaced its original deficit reduction plan with a “protection of government spending plans plan”, write Ryan Bourne and Tim Knox.
Ewen Stewart - 27 February 2013
Ewen Stewart, a leading bond and equity analyst, investigates whether current UK monetary and fiscal policies are sustainable in in Masking the Symptoms: why QE and huge deficits are not the cure.
Dominic Raab MP - 19 February 2013
Dominic Raab MP sets out ten ways in which more competition can widen consumer choice and reduce costs in five key sectors: energy, water, retail banking, schools and health
Michael Johnson - 04 February 2013
Leading pensions analyst Michael Johnson explains why the future cost of public service pensions could be as much as £41 billion a year.
Neither Just nor Secure - 28 January 2013
The Justice and Security Bill, in its current form, would damage Britain’s system of open justice and tarnish Britain’s reputation, at home and abroad writes Andrew Tyrie MP and Anthony Peto QC.
Sir Martin Jacomb - 04 January 2013
A society, in our case a nation state, needs to provide its people with certain basics. These include security, food and shelter of course. But a civilised society such as our own, should also provide freedom for its people. All this is obvious.
Ryan Bourne and Tim Knox - 30 November 2012
In an Autumn Statement briefing note, Ryan Bourne and Tim Knox provide some advice for the Chancellor with 16 Recommendations.
Michael Johnson - 26 November 2012
Costly and Ineffective: Why Pension Tax Reliefs Should be Reformed
Michael Johnson - 05 November 2012
As the Public Bill Committee starts scrutiny of the Public Service Pensions Bill on Tuesday 6 November, leading pensions analyst Michael Johnson reveals that the cashflow shortfall between public sector contributions and pensions in payment are rising to unsustainable levels.
Charles Moore - 24 October 2012
Margaret Thatcher Lecture 2012
Ryan Bourne - 08 October 2012
The past 30 years has seen an increasing proportion of the population of total households becoming overall net recipients of the state, writes Ryan Bourne in The progressivity of UK taxes and transfers