We need a new cross-departmental task force for flood-risk development, overseen by a new ministerial post.
It’s wrong that so many young people are induced to wrack up debt for qualifications that do not boost their prospects.
Government requires a new spatial strategy for deciding where and how investment should be made.
How have think-tanks and campaign groups responded to the Chancellor’s fiscal and economic initiatives?
Gavin Rice: Free from EU rules, Government contracts can be used as a tool to help struggling communities
Public bodies should award contracts to tenderers operating in regions with the most economic need.
Ministers cannot afford to focus on a few so-called priority areas – it will take bold and imaginative reform to deliver fairness for all.
They can increase housing supply, save the government further spending, and show key workers that their sacrifice has not been forgotten.
Low paid and part-time jobs. Poor digital and physical connectivity. A lack of qualifications. We need to level up too.
While by no means a silver bullet, there is a strong free market case for taxing emissions.
Will Holloway: The Government can show it’s serious about levelling up by launching a National Plan for Manufacturing
It could take action to reduce industrial electricity costs, among other important steps.
Christopher Snowdon: The WHO’s war on e-cigarettes proves it has no interest in an evidence-based approach to tobacco harm reduction
Governments which recognise vaping’s potential to lower smoking rates and save lives should make that case strongly at COP9.
A new paper from Localis and Human Engine makes the case for well-managed local authority entrepreneurialism.
Eamonn Butler: The Government wants to build back better. It might want to sort out its enormous tax burden first.
Sunak & Co show no sign of setting their sights on getting it down.
Robert Salisbury: The machinery of government needs reform – or else the UK will find itself adrift in this new world
Policy Exchange has recently commissioned a report into how we can enhance the Civil Service and other institutions.
The flaws in the current system can no longer be ignored. An Annual Proportional Property Tax would balance the scales.