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.
Posts Tagged: Pensioners
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.
Conservative MPs do not believe that May can lead them into the next election. Nor, reluctantly, do we.
The Party is damned if she goes quickly, and damned if she doesn’t. And, all the while, the threat of a no confidence challenge hangs over her head.
Today’s choice is between a woman who has grasped the scale and sweep of Brexit, and a man who has spent his entire career cuddling up to Britain’s enemies.
Whilst policy-wonks like to describe the differences in public spending on the old and young as an “injustice”, that’s not how thrifty pensioners see it.
There is a radical, ambitious zeal evident throughout the document, and it is shown again in the desire to end iniquitous disparities between the generations.
If promising a social care cap hasn’t closed the issue down, it might yet be necessary to specify the upper limit
If it keeps coming up on the doorstep, the same might be needed for the level of means-testing Winter Fuel Payments.