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
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.
As Portugal recovers from recession it must overcome a second looming crisis: rapid depopulation.
The Chancellor should remove the huge barrier to the low paid being rewarded for taking on more work.
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.