Robert Colvile and Daniel Mahoney warn Philip Hammond not let recent economic figures tempt him into ending austerity, the Chancellor has no room for complacency.Read More
Michael Johnson reports on the "Lost Decade" for the local government pension schemes that has seen costs skyrocket with no reward for savers.
The Bank of England must stop ‘depending on kindness of strangers’ to bolster the UK economy.
Over 30 years, extreme poverty has fallen from one in two to one in five in the developing world. Evidence shows that international trade rather than overseas aid has achieved this
Agricultural policy has huge potential for Britain, both in the negotiations before Brexit and benefits afterward.
UK rail passengers are suffering from militant Trade Union action and poor performance by Network Rail. In response, the Government should publicly support competition on UK rail.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is to be congratulated on its recent interim Asset Management Market Study. Its robust, independent and damning evidence skewers any justification that active fund management of listed assets is worth the candle. The consequences for the asset management industry are potentially devastating, but radical surgery is long overdue.
Daniel Mahoney and Tim Knox provide a detailed examination of the UK final Autumn Statement.
Often justified in terms of being “affordable” in a world where the current cost of government borrowing is extraordinarily low, advocating high levels of infrastructure spending is firmly in fashion.
Brexit provides a new trade opportunity for Britain: the creation of Free Ports, writes Rishi Sunak MP.
The State Pension is facing fiscal calamity. Total spending on it has increased by 25% since 2010-11. Michael Johnson urges the Government to take action.
Labour’s plans on infrastructure, welfare, employment legislation, tuition fees and shale gas could cost every household nearly £17,500 in just one parliamentary term.
New proposals to address tax avoidance by multi-national corporations could, unintentionally, delay or cancel much-needed UK infrastructure and real estate development.
Earlier this month a ‘perfect storm’ of circumstances caused electricity prices to rise to record highs with National Grid close issuing an emergency ‘Notice of Insufficient Margin’ to call on extra power.