A new study by a former senior adviser to two Tory Chancellors gets itself back to front. Inequality is not so much a cause of processes as a consequence.
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Phoebe Griffith: To end austerity finally, Johnson needs more than a quick splash of populist spending
The third piece in our series this week about what the Conservative Manifesto should look like.
It really is remarkable. Every self-reported measure of wellbeing has improved near continuously in the past eight years.
Jesse Norman: Conservatism, the party leadership, and the future of our country. Why I am considering standing.
If you believe in this idea of conservatism; if you want new faces at the table; if you share these ambitions, then please say so.
Lots of people want to know what the next Prime Minister will do for the country on everything other than Brexit.
Alex Morton: Riots, looting, pillaging, yellow vests. France shows what Britain could face if Brexit is blocked.
A new book argues that the country is divided between a metropolitan elite, which rules for its own advantage – and the rest.
Fabio Conti: A plea for Conservative unity in these fractious times – and how we must plan for the challenges of the future
It is rarely Brexit that people raise on the doorstep. It is concerns about the NHS; their local school; the difficulties faced by social care, or the rise in violent crime.
In the second of three articles, the Weston-super-Mare MP argues for drastic action to rebuild legitimacy in the eyes of the people.
In the second of three articles, the Weston-super-Mare MP sets out plans on tax, housing deficits and debt to help achieve inter-generational justice.
Philippa Stroud’s new Social Metrics Commission hopes to bring light to murky statistical waters. But can numbers ever truly neutralise politics?
Festus Akinbusoye: Ministers must clamp down on schools which misuse exclusion as a tool to raise exam pass rates
Bright but disruptive pupils are allowed to stay while less able but equally troublesome children are dumped. It is illegal, but it happens nonetheless.
“Living standards rose more quickly in the five years from 2011 than in the five years from 2002”. Discuss.
Some counter-intuitive, or at least counter-conventional, findings from a recent IFS report.
Adam Wildman: How we respond to tragedies like Grenfell defines us – complacency and neglect must end for good
Maybe it’s because I grew up next to the tower, or that I lost a member of my family in the fire, but next week’s anniversary of the tragedy has an added poignancy for me.
Handouts to 25-year-olds won’t solve the housing crisis, still less the wider issue of generational unfairness
The Resolution Foundation’s new report is a serious piece of work, but its proposals to improve social care funding also bring political problems.
There is a suspicion that the Government wants to talk about other things – and a significant amount of attention is of course already being consumed by Brexit.