The Government is currently considering whether or not to reduce stamp duty in the coming months ahead of any election. This new report by Alex Morton argues that stamp duty on homes is a tax on mobility and aspiration, and calls for drastic cuts.Read More
The Conservative Party manifesto argued for the creation of a new market in long-term fixed rate mortgages. A new Centre for Policy Studies report by Graham Edwards, ‘Resentful Renters’, explains precisely why such a market is so necessary.
A new report by Jethro Elsden for the Centre for Policy Studies, attempts to evaluate the costs for the public sector of a four-day work week.
A new Centre for Policy Studies report, launched today by the Communities Secretary, the Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP, sets out the full extent to which wealth, talent, trade and investment are concentrated in London and the South East – and offers a detailed blueprint to spread prosperity more widely.
In a new report, CPS Director Robert Colvile argues that politicians should embrace a domestic agenda built around offering people greater control of their lives.
‘Fight for Free Schools’, authored by Suella Braverman MP, urges the Government to double down on the success of the free schools programme by speeding up the expansion of free schools and ensuring that they act as drivers of competition and innovation within the system.
'Changing Gear: A Growth Budget to Boost the British Economy', authored by The Rt Hon Priti Patel MP, explains how and why the British economy urgently needs a Budget for Growth to kick start a boost to the British economy.
Ahead of the Williams Review, the CPS published a new briefing examining the contrasting cases for renationalisation of the rail network or for further reforms to promote competition.
'Britain Beyond Brexit' is a collection of essays by almost 40 leading politicians, edited by George Freeman MP. It unites Conservative MPs from north and south, left and right, Leave and Remain to set out ideas to take Britain forward after Brexit - including contributions from Sajid Javid, Ruth Davidson, Dominic Raab, Penny Mordaunt and Matt Hancock.
‘Think Small’ is a new report which looks to make life a lot easier for small companies. It is authored by Nick King, Head of Business at the Centre for Policy Studies. The report calls for the Government to adopt an emblematic policy to champion small and family businesses: the Simple Consolidated Tax.
In a new report for the Centre for Policy Studies, the Rt Hon Damian Green MP puts forward a bold and comprehensive proposal to secure the future of social care.
The British Government and the EU insist they do not want a "no-deal" Brexit, yet it remains a possibility. That is why we have set out measures the Chancellor should consider in a no-deal scenario.
'Herding Unicorns' proposes new reforms - including mentoring programmes and 'Unicorn Visas' - to help the UK nurture homegrown entrepreneurs and promote the next generation of tech companies.
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.
Businesses and employers can and should do more to help close Britain’s productivity gap. Guy Opperman MP suggests Britain businesses should follow the example of US firms who found high employee engagement was reflected in at least a 20% boost to productivity and profitability.