Jeremy Corbyn has today reiterated calls for the renationalisation of the energy, water, rail and mail sectors. It would require at least £176bn in borrowing, the equivalent of £6500 for every household
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.