The Labour Party is reportedly proposing a 'right to buy' for tenants in the private sector. This is superficially similar to a scheme proposed by the Centre for Policy Studies in October 2018 - but is a damaging and distorted version of that policy.
On Tuesday 25 June, the CPS hosted the Margaret Thatcher Conference on Britain and America. This year’s conference examined the relationship between the US and the UK and explore the role it will play in the UK’s future after leaving the EU.
The CPS launches ‘British Railways in 2019 – Reform or Renationalise?’, written in anticipation of the Williams Review, which is due to be published in the autumn, evaluates the cases for renationalisation or for reform within the current framework, largely in the context of the English system.
Delivering a wide-ranging speech at the Centre for Policy Studies on Thursday 13th June 2019, The Rt Hon Dr Liam Fox MP, Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade spoke about how conservatives must inspire a new generation to reject the fundamentalism of socialism.
The Centre for Policy Studies welcomes the publication of NHS England’s Long-Term Plan for the NHS, setting out a 10-year strategy to move the health service forward but it will only represent a true watershed for the NHS if it helps to move the debate forward from how much is being spent to how will it is being spent – from inputs to outputs.
'Make Work Pay' proposes a series of reforms to ensure the tax system ensures workers keep at least 51p in every extra £1 they earn over £12,000, which it suggests should be the new threshold for income tax and National Insurance contributions.
On Monday 5th November the Prime Minister will join the Centre for Policy Studies at an event to mark the launch of its major new policy programme. The programme will focus on tax, welfare, business and housing, with significant policies in each area designed to increase the amount of control people in Britain have over their own lives.