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
Methane, the main component of natural gas, has a high greenhouse potential, and opponents of shale gas production argue that even if one or two percent of the gas leaks, the advantage of natural gas over coal would be negated.
Michael Johnson slams the current system of pension tax relief and urges the Government to usher in a new era of ISA-centric savings.
With the Spending Review looming, the Government should use the opportunity to implement further supply side reforms and deficit reduction measures to ensure that UK economic growth and labour market performance remain strong.
Britain should make reforms to EU institutions to end the ‘ratchet’ effort - embodied in the commitment to ever-closer union - central to its renegotiation plans, writes Andrew Tyrie MP.
Failing to embrace technological progress is endangering the environment, the economy and millions of lives.
Corbynomics is based on the false premise that Britain is a free market nirvana. Britain needs much deeper pro-market reforms not a return to nationalisation.
The Government should enhance Business Improvement Districts and support locally-lead regeneration of Britain’s streets.
The Government should extend Right to Buy to commercial tenants. This could increase development and help reduce the deficit.
“For spoilers ahead of the Autumn Statement later this year, you could do worse than to look at anything coming out from the Centre for Policy Studies”
The Government must take an all-encompassing approach to tackle the UK's productivity problem.
Introduce a Workplace ISA and ISA Pensions and reduce the deficit by up to £10 billion per year.
Over half of all UK households are still receiving more from the state than they pay in taxes.
Andrew Tyrie MP, Chairman of the Treasury Select Committee, argues that despite the ‘anti-politics’ mood in the UK, the House of Commons is achieving notable success in reforming itself into a more effective institution.
Michael Johnson responds to the OBR’s latest annual Fiscal Sustainability report, warning that UK debt is snowballing with frightening momentum – and it is the young who will be hit hardest.