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.
At the Centre for Policy Studies, we’ve teamed up with Sajid Javid to come up with a comprehensive set of ideas for tackling the challenges ahead.
Investors should create new homes – in an economies-of-scale dozen at a time, and lease a whole care package to local authorities.
The Government has to generate revenue quickly, but austerity and spending cuts are not viable options.
The tax benefits of being self-employed should reflect genuine value added relative to normal employment.
The author of the final piece in our mini-series identifies corporation tax, stamp duty, national insurance and investment allowances as targets for action.
Ministers have been asked to push the Government’s priorities – tackling crime, funding the NHS, “levelling up”. How can these be effected without faster growth?
That’s a legitimate political agenda, and people are quite welcome to vote for it. But they deserve to know what’s coming.
Our nagging worry is: what about voters who may not want to get Brexit done, but are nonetheless apprehensive about Corbyn and John McDonnell’s tax plans?
The fifth piece in our series this week about what the Tory Manifesto should look like.
“Now I want a nice clean game from all of you” – so said Madam Hooch in Harry Potter. The reality is, it’s not going to happen.
The third piece in our series this week about what the Conservative Manifesto should look like.
Our businesses have the ingenuity, skills and talent to succeed, but they need to know what the future will hold before they can invest, hire and deliver.
The new Chancellor should stick to the basics of cutting taxes, spending more on education and rebalancing growth outside of London.
If one of a couple claiming the marriage allowance becomes a higher rate taxpayer, there is a 23,800 per cent marginal tax rate on the first penny over the threshold.