Today’s top stories from and about the CPS as well as some of the top content from the wider political web.
- On Sunday George Trefgarne authored a piece for Conservative Home on his CPS paper ‘Metroboom’ – How did a Conservative Chancellor deliver 7% growth after the 1930s Depression?
- Sky News’ Ed Conway also blogged on the paper – Policy Needs To Be More Like The 1930s, Not Less and The Telegraph profiled the paper in their continuing pre-budget coverage – UK companies are sitting on billions of pounds, so why aren’t they spending it?
- James Delingpole has reacted to our on-going debate between Lord Lawson and Tim Yeo MP with a controversial piece – Just why is Tory MP Tim Yeo so passionate about green issues?
- Have a look at Tim Yeo’s response that got under Delingpole’s skin – A response to Lord Lawson – and take part in the debate yourself – Is there a valid economic case for ‘going green’ in an ‘age of austerity’?
A selection of good reads seen online today by the CPS team.
- Budget 2012: a Budget for Britain, not for the Lib Dems – The Telegraph
- Osborne playing with fire over the 50p tax rate – Andrew Grice, The Independent
- Even more than tax cuts, we need supply-side reform – which Osborne must now give us – Mark Field MP, Conservative Home
- George Osborne’s mates are hailing him as a genius. So let him reverse his 24-carat cock-up over Child Benefit – Iain Martin, The Telegraph
- New Labour Died in 2007 – Labour Died, Slowly, in 2011 – Senior Labour Party Worker, The Huffington Post
- Will Osborne raid pensions on Budget Day to save the young? – Yahoo! Finance
- Mehdi Hassan’s Muddle on Iran – Paul Staines, The Commentator
- The UK – Represented in the French Parliament? – Anthony Pickles, The Commentator
- A Romney Pander in Puerto Rico? – The Weekly Standard
- EU Report: Dead Jews, No News – Jacob Campbell, The Commentator
- The Tory backbenches are bubbling away with new thinkers and new thinking – Tim Montgomerie, Conservative Home
- We must cut our overheated energy costs – Dominic Raab MP, The Telegraph
- Would you date a disabled person? – Liberal Conspiracy
- Arab regimes embrace Twitter and Facebook — for their own ends – Global Post
Stories chosen for interest value only. The CPS is not responsible for the content of external links, nor does it endorse the opinions contained within.
Date Added: Monday 19th March 2012