Major new report by Sajid Javid MP and Centre for Policy Studies sets out a vision for economic recovery after the pandemic. Report stresses vital importance of Bank of England independence but argues that the Government and the Bank should consider a shift in its remit from targeting inflation to nominal GDP, in order to better deliver sustained growth.Read More
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.
The Chancellor made the right decision not to splash the cash at the Spring Budget
Proposals to help ordinary working families that won't break the bank for the Chancellor
The UK manufacturing sector needs a supply side revolution if it is to continue to occupy a competitive position on the world stage. There is a continuing need for UK manufacturing, particularly in boosting productivity and exports.
Lord Saatchi presses for a Royal Commission into the future of the NHS
The growing dominance of BT in the spectrum market is leading to higher prices for customers. Ofcom needs to prioritise action.
CPS report sets out recommendations to meet the UK's urgent housing need.
Michael Johnson reports on the "Lost Decade" for the local government pension schemes that has seen costs skyrocket with no reward for savers.
The Bank of England must stop ‘depending on kindness of strangers’ to bolster the UK economy.
Over 30 years, extreme poverty has fallen from one in two to one in five in the developing world. Evidence shows that international trade rather than overseas aid has achieved this
Agricultural policy has huge potential for Britain, both in the negotiations before Brexit and benefits afterward.
UK rail passengers are suffering from militant Trade Union action and poor performance by Network Rail. In response, the Government should publicly support competition on UK rail.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is to be congratulated on its recent interim Asset Management Market Study. Its robust, independent and damning evidence skewers any justification that active fund management of listed assets is worth the candle. The consequences for the asset management industry are potentially devastating, but radical surgery is long overdue.