She was a great Prime Minister, but modern conservatism’s veneration for Margaret Thatcher is holding both her party and her values back.
Posts Tagged: Centre for Policy Studies
Lord Saatchi’s scheme fails the Thatcher Test – because it abandons the principle that the tax system should be as neutral as possible between different businesses.
Lord Saatchi’s ‘Road from Serfdom’ proposes radical tax cuts for small businesses.
The Centre for Policy Studies’ coming conference lauds freedom. But voters seem to prefer security.
Eight proposals to reform the system.
Not one but three think thanks refer to “missed opportunities” in their responses to the Budget. But there’s some praise for Osborne, too.
Evidence from almost 20 OECD countries suggests that the claims of Ministers to the contrary are unsubstantiated.
A host of conservative and libertarian thinkers and campaigners will be arrayed for your inspiration.
It’ll be like the party conference of your dreams, but without a party label attached: as long as you value freedom, you’ll be welcome.
It might not be everyone’s preferred option, but it has strong support in the Thames Valley.
Former ConservativeHome co-editor Jonathan Isaby is taking over as the Chief Executive of the Taxpayers’ Alliance
There’s applause for George Osborne’s Autumn Statement from Westminster’s wonks, but many of them think he could go further in cutting back the state.
Boris Johnson delivers the third Centre for Policy Studies Margaret Thatcher lecture from The Gibson Hall in the City of London.
Not too hot, not too cold: the Mayor only intervenes when the temperature, and the topic, are just right.
And much of the £54 billion used to encourage saving is taken by the pensions industry