'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.
The Centre for Policy Studies is publishing a comprehensive report on how to significantly increase home ownership at no cost to the Treasury, by giving tenants and landlords a rebate when a rented property is sold by the landlord to a sitting tenant.
Tom Clougherty, Head of Tax at the CPS, joined representatives of 10 other US and UK think tanks to draft an ideal bilateral free trade agreement in a project brought together by the Initiative for Free Trade.
Toby Young, author of a new report for the Centre for Policy Studies, argues only selection can save technical and vocational education from being seen as an alternative path for students who struggle with academic subjects.
A new report from Michael Johnson cautions against CDC schemes because of the system risks creating irreversible inter-generational injustice by overpaying pensioners at the expense of current and future employees.
Laws covering both political campaigning and the structure and transparency of government must be changed to restore public faith in democracy, according to a new report by Matt Warman MP that argues both the appearance and the reality of government must change to address real public concerns about a crisis of confidence in democracy.
New polling shows public awareness of and faith in elected officials is appallingly low, fuelling a feeling of powerlessness that risks damaging mainstream politics. It clearly sets out the problems facing politicians who need to engage the public in their ideas if they are to truly govern by consent.