The Chancellor has been fortunate that the public finances have improved substantially at a particularly convenient time.
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£2.6 billion of the sum the government accepted as the compensation owed has still not been paid.
This is a robust, Conservative policy that enhances the stability of our society by encouraging and supporting prudent financial decision-making.
The old, with their savings, could help the young. The economically active young could help the old, by giving them an income.
The Government needs to consider three strands if it is to offer a comprehensive solution: state support, private assets, and individual planning.
The Treasury should be saved from itself by bringing the Party Chairman in to scrutinise the Autumn Budget before it is finalised.
The Government needs to present a persuasive explanation of why interest rates are set to rise further
Opportunists will try to lay it all at the door of Brexit. But the truth is more complex – not least given rising wages and the knock-on effects of Trump’s tax cuts.
This government has identified problems and is working on the solutions that will make a real difference to everyone saving for their retirement.
“After decades of declines in workplace pension saving, we are now seeing increases. We want to extend that benefit to people under the age of 22.”
Ideas for the Budget 5) James Kirkup: Ditch the surplus target. Build new towns. Raise inheritance taxes and boost universal credit.
The Social Market Foundation isn’t tied to any party. We’re centrists – our advice and ideas on offer to anyone who wants to put common sense ahead of ideology.
Not only would many borrowers feel pain, but the Opposition might well be tempted to seize the chance to pile on the pressure.
The Prime Minister must explain today how reforming the system will deliver more gains for workers and familes than tearing it up.
What can parents do? Avoid reading Robin Hood as a bedtime story? I asked around, and came up with a few answers.
Retail – and why the Conservatives should turn their focus to how Corbyn would plunder your purse, wallet and savings
May has a campaign for the country. She must complement it, as best she can, with one for you and your family.
The second article in our mini-series series focusing on the topic of intergenerational fairness argues that none of us cannot afford to neglect the young.