NHS pay is opaque, outmoded, and rising nearly three times as fast as claimed. Reform is needed to address gaps in care between rich and poor areas and incentivise staff performance, says new CPS report.Read More
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 delivered the 2014 Keith Joseph Memorial Lecture.
Keith Boyfield and Inna Ali on why the planning system needs to be made simpler.
Andrew Tyrie MP and Anthony Peto QC on why the “Secret Courts” Bill still needs to be improved.
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.
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, 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 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
Leading pensions analyst Michael Johnson explains why the future cost of public service pensions could be as much as £41 billion a year.
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.
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.
In an Autumn Statement briefing note, Ryan Bourne and Tim Knox provide some advice for the Chancellor with 16 Recommendations.
Costly and Ineffective: Why Pension Tax Reliefs Should be Reformed
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.