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Posts Tagged: Centre for Policy Studies
Stamp duty cut welcome, but concerns about “tomorrow’s taxpayers”. Centre-right think tanks react to Sunak statement.
Several wonder how these big spending pledges are sustainable.
Javid delivers the Budget he never got a chance to – via the Centre for Policy Studies. He wants to go for growth.
It’s a good thing for former senior Ministers to keep thinking, going and contributing, and we wouldn’t be surprised to see a comeback to government.
By using the new grant as an incentiv those who are looking to buy would be more likely to buy a new build, enabling supply to continue.
The idea that we should not seek the closest commercial relationship with the United States is unconscionable.
Caroline Elsom: We calculate the astronomical cost of the virus as double the sum spent each year on healthcare
As in 2008, the line between survival and disaster will rest on the bond markets’ trust in the British Government and on the reputation of the Bank of England.
“Seriously concerning.” “A Gordon Brown-style budget”. Centre-right think tanks resist the Budget’s main platform.
But some free marketeers are concerned about the huge borrowing rise and the reliance on “bureaucrats picking winners.”
The Treasury often fails to recognise the potential benefits of lower taxes, because they don’t properly factor in how behaviour changes.
Tony Lodge: Britain’s dirty emissions secret – carbon leakage. Here’s what it is and how to tackle it.
We must now consider targeting particular carbon intensive goods and power supplies which are imported and carry a large transport and transmission footprint.
The most important sector is one usually ignored. Small firms constitute 99 per cent of all business in the country.
Alex Morton: Johnson’s electoral success rests on helping people move from renting to owning their home
Housing played a small role in the 2019 election, but the first piece in a new mini-series notes that home ownership is the key driver of voter behaviour.
Tom Clougherty: Unless Labour resorts to printing money, higher income tax, NI or VAT are coming – for the many, not the few
That’s a legitimate political agenda, and people are quite welcome to vote for it. But they deserve to know what’s coming.
We unleashed Nick Timothy on the world as a columnist. Meet the husband-and-wife combo of Rachel Wolf and James Frayne.
Rachel Wolf: The Right is good at producing ideas. We need to get better at founding and running institutions.
Otherwise the Left will continue to dominate much of civil society and public life.
My new pamphlet for the Centre for Policy Studies sets out a programme which would empower voters truly to Take Back Control.