The flaws in the current system can no longer be ignored. An Annual Proportional Property Tax would balance the scales.
Posts Tagged: Bright Blue
Adam Afriyie: Self-interest will drive up EV use and drive down pollution if charge points are available
Conservatives must incentivise their uptake and to let people know that they can choose to save themselves a small fortune on traditional vehicle costs.
Patrick Hall: A demand-led on-street chargepoint scheme will be essential to the electric vehicle revolution
In a new report, Bright Blue shows why ministers need to step in to support the rollout of this soon-to-be-essential infrastructure.
The political will is lagging behind the economic case, but change will come and much better for the Tories that it is on their terms.
Austerity era cuts have turned parts of the country outside the great cities into ‘deserts’, with no readily accessible support for millions of residents.
Ben Goldsmith: Younger, leave-backing voters want a greener, environmentally-aware Conservative Party
We have a tremendous opportunity to lead the response, and we must not cede any ground to a newly energised anti-environment lobby.
Sam Robinson: How can the UK pay off its Coronavirus bill? A carbon tax and reformed wealth taxes would help.
The Government has to generate revenue quickly, but austerity and spending cuts are not viable options.
The crisis has placed acute strains on businesses which were already struggling with long-term staffing and regulatory challenges.
We should take inspiration from other countries which display best practice: Australia and New Zealand.
By adapting the Statutory Maternity Pay system, the Chancellor’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will improve the lives of thousands of people.
The Chancellor should make further provision for them. But the vast though necessary expansion of state spending will need emergency powers-type checks.
On biodiversity, climate change, and the illegal wildlife trade, the UK and her Overseas Territories can play a crucial role.
While Britain’s income floor has become a lot bouncier, its income ceiling remains sticky.
His announcement on EU nationals – crafted to appeal to liberal Leavers, Remainers and Softer Brexiteers – has perfect pitch in terms of the coalition he is trying to build.
Working-aged benefits have been deeply and disproportionately cut. But if the welfare system is to be suitably resourced in the future, the public need to believe it is fair.