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There has been success in the UK in reducing unemployment and public sector share of economy since 2010. But the country's record current account deficit of 5.1% of GDP poses threat to its continuedeconomic recovery.
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.
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”
Introduce a Workplace ISA and ISA Pensions and reduce the deficit by up to £10 billion per year.
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.
Urgent policy reform is needed to reclaim popular capitalism from crony corporatists.
The idea has received renewed interest in the current election campaign and in the context of the ongoing deficit/debt reduction debate. But is it right?