The Centre for Policy Studies publishes a collection of essays from bright young thinkers on the centre-right, including Conservative MPs from the 2015 and 2017 intakes, on topics that matter to young people.Read More
The MP for for Esher and Walton, Dominic Raab, explains how employment legislation and regulation can be reformed to ease the costs on business and encourage job creation.
It is to be hoped – though it looks unlikely – that the measures that President Sarkozy and Chancellor Merkel have been seeking to organise will buy time to address the fundamental, underlying problem of the major decline in competitiveness of the Southern economies compared with Northern Europe, under a common currency. If the EU does not come up with a realistic, long-term solution, a chaotic breakup of the Euro in due course is inevitable.
In a CPS Pointmaker, Ryan Bourne explains why George Osborne needs to cut taxes if the economy is to grow, and outlines how the Chancellor can afford it.
The Chairman of the Treasury Select Committee critiques the Government’s approach to growth
The Chief Political Commentator of the Telegraph reviews the debate surround the UK's proposed Euro entry.
Were Kofi Annan and the other signatories to the Global Commission on Drugs Policy Report misled by the Report’s exaggerated claim of rising global drug use?
CPS research fellow and pensions expert Michael Johnson explains why the Government must win its battle with the public sector unions over pension reform
Tom Burkard and Captain Affan Burki outline their plans for a free school in Greater Manchester, staffed entirely by ex-military personnel.
In this report, John Chown, co-founder of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, outlines a number of measures the government can take to ensure that profits from bank sales are not creamed off by underwriters.
In this factsheet, CPS economics researcher Ryan Bourne examines how the marginal effective tax rates faced by individuals are much higher than those suggested by income tax rates alone.
In this new report, former chairman of the Centre for Policy Studies Lord Blackwell of Woodcote discusses the preconditions for the future prosperity of the United Kingdom and the reforms needed to compete against the global strategic challenges facing the British economy.
In this factsheet, CPS research economist Ryan Bourne examines how much better off households are following the last term of New Labour. He finds that average gross household income has increased by just £1 in the four years to 2010.
In this factsheet, CPS research economist Ryan Bourne examines the scale of job losses in the public sector and the likelihood that private sector employment will outstrip any losses – concluding that the rebalancing away from the public sector is well on course.
Why Payment by results will only work if abstinence-based rehabilitation plays a pivotal role
In this factsheet, our Economics Researcher and Intern analyse the fall of the UK in three global competitiveness indices since 1997.