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
The NHS' liabilities for medico-legal claims now total £65bn, draining the NHS of much-needed funds and putting patients at risk by driving GPs out of practice.
Alexander Downer, Australia's High Commissioner to the UK, says Britain should use the opportunities from Brexit and Australia is eager to begin negotiating a free trade deal.
Strikes in the "essential services" are banned in most Western economies, apart from in the UK. The government must do more to protect the public from strike action in public services.
Many on the left of British politics celebrate Chavez's reforms and say Venezuela offers "a better way of doing things". This report shows that there is no excuse for Venezuela's defenders: the evidence is clear, the reforms were damaging
The election has brought into focus the issue of inter-generational fairness and Labour's solution is abolishing tuition fees. Daniel Mahoney argues that is regressive and benefits wealthy graduates most.
The early response to automatic enrolment has been positive but the government can still do more to encourage saving, especially for the young and the self-employed.
Recent calls to lift the public sector pay cap have been gaining traction but Mahoney and Knox argue this mustn't be funded through higher taxes or further borrowing.
The General Election showed a huge inter-generational divide with Corbyn's Labour being more popular than the Conservatives up to age 49. How should the Conservatives respond?
CPS responses to the three centrepiece "revenue raisers" from the Labour manifesto
Michael Johnson outlines some reforms to pensions and savings that political parties should consider while writing their General Election manifestos.
Corporation tax cuts have had a positive impact but Labour have threatened to reverse them
Grammar schools offer a chance to escape selection by house price.
The 2015 liberalisation of pensions was welcome but the risk management is needed.Michael Johnson proposes "auto-protection" at private pension age.