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Posts Tagged: Welfare Reform
A lot has changed since 2010. The Autumn Statement should reflect the new financial and political reality.
He defines them as “people who work hard and by and large do not feel that they’re sharing in the prosperity that economic growth is bringing to the country”.
The third piece in our mini-series on the Autumn Statement comes from the Centre for Social Justice.
Iain Duncan Smith: Cutting Universal Credit work allowances would harm those in greatest need of help
It would be more cost-effective and more fair to adjust the planned increases in the income tax personal allowance.
Who wrote the chapter in the political rule book where it says you can’t care for folk and be a Tory?
The wit and wisdom of Nick Timothy. 9) Europe. Tory splits don’t just lose us elections; they mess up the country.
Lloyd George introduced a non-contributory system – unlike the contributions-based proposal from Chamberlain – and its legacy endures today.
Scott Mann: Working class, state-educated, experienced, radical, solid for Brexit – Fox is the leader we need
The case for Fox. He will ensure that promotion is based on merit – not upon which dinner party you attend. And he wants a directly-elected Party Chairman.
The former Work and Pensions Secretary has declared war on crony capitalism.
The Government should look at other family tax allowances to compensate, but the transferable allowance is the most obvious place to start.
We are making progress by working out how to build fences at the top of cliffs, instead of just sending ambulances when people fall.
It would be a tragedy if our reforming zeal and the important changes we are making became lost in a sea of negative internally-generated noise.
If yesterday’s accommodation had been reached last week, Duncan Smith wouldn’t have felt the need to resign in the first place.
More power and control must be devolved to Cabinet members if we are to see the improvement in the quality of government that is now plainly necessary.
Crabb. A Remainer. A social justice Tory. And now, as he replaces Duncan Smith, a possible leadership contender
Alongside his ally Ruth Davidson, single-mum-and-council-house-raised Crabb is also part of a new generation of blue collar Tories.