It is right that younger generations pay the soaring costs of unfunded commitments to older citizens, that is how it has always been.
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Health and Social Care 3) Ryan Bourne: The battle for spending control and lower taxes appears to be lost
There is nothing for productivity growth, ageing, minimum wage hikes, tailoring care to individual needs, or councils’ incentives to build more homes.
Andrew Griffith: Unpick the triple lock – because it’s unfair for pensioners to gain from the misfortunes of others
Our manifesto couldn’t reasonably be expected to predict the freak consequences of Covid in terms of rapid wage growth.
The overseas aid and Universal Credit decisions suggest that, for the first time in a while, the cause of fiscal conservatism is gaining the upper hand.
Chris Whiteside: Scrapping the pensions triple lock would be wrong, but not reforming it would be a missed opportunity
We should base it on an index of cumulative change in wages.
The first group of savings are about making the state more efficient, the second about creating a state focused on the core tasks of government.
Calls for care home equipment must be heard. But they mustn’t be allowed to panic residents and loved ones.
Sending PPE to residences around the country must be done as soon as possible. Calling people “lambs to the slaughter” does not help, though.
People over 70 will be urged to stay at home for up to four months, he says. “That is the plan”, but “not yet”.
It’s also more pronounced than for Leave-Remain. We are about to see a disproportionately Tory cohort succeeded by a disproportionately Labour one.
Bob Seely: Yes, Brexit and leadership are important. But so’s everything else. Here are some ideas for the future.
Scrap HS2. Integrate social care. Abolish NI. Reverse police cuts. Consider a new Bill of Rights. And much, much more.
The Government needs to consider three strands if it is to offer a comprehensive solution: state support, private assets, and individual planning.
If ‘fair play’ is to mean anything, then it is vital that legal redress is available to all – regardless of income or background.
All teenagers should be taught at school about the structure of the British constitution – this would help improve the engagement and basis of knowledge for local government elections.
By 2018, we expect that figure to rise to 10 million employees newly saving or saving more – rivalling the combined populations of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Stamp Duty punishes those who could help free up the housing supply.