Today’s top stories from and about the CPS as well as some of the top content from the wider political web.
- Kathy Gyngell, Research Fellow at the CPS, blogged on the work of the International Drugs Control System – An International Drugs Control system is inevitable and necessary. We’d be in a worse mess without it
- Our mansion tax paper continues to gain coverage, including being featured on page 2 of last night’s Evening Standard – Thatcherite think-tank slams mansion tax plan
- Paper author Lucian Cook also blogged for The Spectator’s Coffee House on his findings – Why a mansion tax is wrong for Britain.
- Director Tim Knox took to the airwaves to talk about the proposed tax to BBC Radio 5 Live at 4.30 this afternoon.
- Rachel Sylvester also quoted Tim in her Times article today – It’s the Economist v Country Life Tory split
- If you haven’t yet read the paper, do make sure you catch up – Taxing Mansions: the taxation of high value residential property
A selection of good reads seen online today by the CPS team.
- After 40 years, why should I be forced to sell my property? – Joan Bakewell, The Telegraph
- Taxing property is not just a clever way to hurt the rich: it’s inherently fairer – Dan Knowles, The Telegraph
- Advice from a Liberal Democrat about how the Conservatives could win – Stephen Tall, Conservative Home
- Callers Shred Ed – Dot Commons, Politics Home
- Why liberals can’t understand conservatives – Ed West, The Telegraph
- Close DCMS, freeze benefits and pensions, scrap the regional growth fund… how to save up to £35 billion – Ruth Porter, Conservative Home
- The Left must not be allowed to blame Neo-Liberalism for a crisis of Social Democracy – Robin Shepherd, The Commentator
- Four Years Ago: Why Can’t Dem Voters Make Up Their Minds Already!?!? – Nick Gillespie, Reason
- There’s no such things as a free app – Emma Carr, The Commentator
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Date Added: Tuesday 6th March 2012