There is enough land for over half a million homes on derelict sites – while the health service regularly complains of a shortage of funds.
Posts Tagged: Centre for Policy Studies
Think-tanks react to the Budget. Some praise, more criticism…and a sense that the housing announcements didn’t go nearly far enough
“The government should be completely overhauling current restrictions and liberalising our planning system to free up land for houses to be built.”
Spreadsheet Phil must become Storyteller Phil – if his Budget is to succeed where the Tory conference failed
The Chancellor needs to help deliver the sense of direction so strikingly absent in Manchester last month, and indeed since last June’s election.
James Frayne: Healthcare, crime and justice, quality retirement and the provinces. Four priorities for the Centre-Right
It ought to be focused on those areas that the public really care about and where it can meaningfully offer useful policy ideas.
The Centre for Policy Studies is working with many young, passionate Conservatives to build a better Britain.
I strongly believe that the region is poised at one of the most exciting and opportunity-rich junctures of its post-modern history.
Think tanks’ verdict on the manifesto: a good start on generational justice, but weak on the public finances
The Centre for Policy Studies, Institute of Economic Affairs, Bright Blue, and others give their verdict on the Conservatives’ programme for government.
Bright Blue, the Institute of Economic Affairs, the Resolution Foundation and others give their views.
“A missed opportunity.” “Spending barely trimmed.” It’s a thumbs-down for the Chancellor from centre-right think tanks
The Centre for Social Justice applauds the Universal Credit changes. But praise elsewhere is thin.
Tony Lodge: Rail competition is working. Now passengers need even more – so let’s keep our campaign going.
The rest of the network can learn lessons from the open access experience of the East Coast Main Line.
Too far or not far enough? Welcome u-turn or misguided retreat? Westminster’s policy experts have their say.
The author addresses a publication party for his second volune, ‘Everything She Wants’, thrown by the Centre for Policy Studies.
Led by former Treasury officials, this think tank has placed itself at the heart of the argument about how to help the low-paid.
Our panel of think tankers and columnists assess the challenge from the new Labour leader.
A broader base, a lower rate, and an end to unfair and arcane exemptions would shift the burden from the middle class to the wealthiest whilst reducing avoidance.