The Cost of Labour: Estimating the Employment Effects of Labour’s Tax Policies
Head of Economic Research, Adam Memon, estimates the potential cost to the UK economy of Labour’s tax policy proposals, if elected in the upcoming general election.
Lord Young of Graffham - 26 October 1987
In 1950, despite all the strains of the aftermath of a world war, the British people enjoyed the seventh highest living standard of major developed nations.
Andrew Sykes and Colin Robinson - 26 October 1987
Privatisation schemes can have three principal objectives, between which there are potential conflicts.
John Marenbon - 26 October 1987
When children leave English schools today, few are able to speak and write English correctly; even fewer have a familiarity with the literacy heritage of the language.
Paul Beresford - 26 October 1987
Over the last nine years, Conservative Wandsworth Council has reversed the downward spiral so typical of the inner city.
John Peet - 26 October 1987
The National Health Service is under attack, perhaps more than at any time since its foundation in 1948.
Stewart Deuchar - 26 October 1987
We cannot escape from history, Our lives are governed by what happened in the past, our decisions by what we believe to have happened.
Alan Beattie - 26 October 1987
History in Peril introduces a series of four papers. The first three will be devoted to subjects ins schools which are at present under threat, history, mathematics and English.
CPS - 26 October 1987
Without an educated citizenry all the achievements of the present government will be built upon sand.
Colin Robinson and Alan Sykes - 26 October 1987
The nationalised coal industry is now in better shape than it has been for many years.
Robert Albon - 26 October 1987
The government has taken large steps in order to improve the performance of the postal industry in Britain.
R.V Jones - 26 October 1987
In 1872 Walter Bagehot’s physics and politics was published. In it he pointed out that new inventions, particularly the railway and the telegraph, together with the rapid acquisition of physical knowledge were leading to a new world of ideas.
Hugh Thomas - 26 October 1987
The Cold War! Many, probably most, of the typical political expressions – the cant phrases, as we would say - of our epoch come from France, and especially from the French revolution.
David Regan - 26 October 1987
There are three main intellectual traditions in the British Labour Party – the Fabens, the Guild socialists and the Marxist.
Gereldine Himmelfarb - 26 October 1987
Manners and Morals – the expression is peculiarly unmistakable Victorian. Not manners alone: Lord Chesterfield in the eighteenth century was fond of discoursing to his son on the supreme importance of manners, manners as distinct from morals.
Ronald Butt - 27 October 1986
In a recent television programme about the post war reconstruction of Britain, a film clip was shown of Herbert Morrison addressing the Durham Miners rally on behalf of the Labour government.