A ‘helping hand’ payment for new claimants, more disability advisers, and an obligation for the state to pay out on time would all help.
By engaging properly with the local community, the developer has won local consent for four times as many homes as originally proposed.
Cripplingly high effective marginal tax rates, and other imbalances, are skewing the tax system against the things we care about.
Employee ownership, flexible working, and offering ‘mid-life MOTs’ are all simple, scalable, cost-effective policies ministers can support.
The oft-maligned ‘gig economy’ is delivering flexibility, innovation, choice, and value to millions. But for it to keep doing so, we must adapt.
It would be open to the Commons to approve the Agreement subject to the right of the UK to denounce the Protocol unilaterally under the following conditions.
Targeted tax breaks on investment create jobs and pay dividends for the public purse. The long-term interests of our public services are not served by cutting them.
By giving local communities more control, and broadening the scope of government priorities to include quality and design, we can get Britain building.
Matt Kilcoyne: How a flexible Right to Buy will breathe new life into an old policy – and a transformational one, too
Council tenants would be able to transfer the value of their Right to Buy discount and use it towards buying a different, cheaper property which they could afford.
Lesley Rankin: Conservatives cannot afford to ignore the call, by Welby and others, for fundamental economic reform
It is little wonder that young people are turning away from the Right when they find it so difficult to make their way in the world.
All the most famous works about the failures of left-wing regimes flatter them by pinning the blame on inept implementation or flawed individuals.
Natalie Elphicke: The private renting experiment has failed six million people. Here’s an alternative approach.
There is compelling evidence that there are only two tenures – social housing and home ownership – by which wellbeing of people is supported effectively.
My new report for the Centre for Policy Studies suggests ways in which government can be made more accountable.
FREER’s new paper on blockchain highlights just some of the ways we can make government more efficient – and free up funding for health and defence.
People’s preferences are clear. But the current system insists on bringing forward designs that jar painfully with them.