The New Year brings the traditional grumbling about the cost of train fares - especially since punctuality has fallen to its lowest level since 2005. Yet new CPS analysis suggests that Britain's rail network is in better shape than many people realise.Read More
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.
Make inheritance tax fairer by simplifying the system with a broader base and lower rate, and eliminating many of the existing inefficient tax reliefs.
Michael Johnson warns that Generation Y could be the first generation to experience a quality of life below that of its (baby boomer) parents.
Keith Boyfield and Daniel Greenberg urge Brandon Lewis to seize the opportunity of a new Government to tackle Britain’s housing shortage.
Pensions analyst Michael Johnson urges new pensions minister Ros Altmann to continue with the bold reforms that her predecessor began.
The Government should go further and faster to promote the Sharing Economy.
Britain has the highest operating costs in the World for oil production. Radical reform is needed to stem the tide of rising costs, falling prices and heavy taxation.