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Rail competition brings benefits for passengers

Commenting on the publication on the National Rail Passenger Survey, Tony Lodge, research fellow at the Centre for Policy Studies, said: “Today’s national rail passenger survey shows that when train companies compete on the same track they come top on overall satisfaction, value for money, punctuality and getting a seat.  On the East Coast Main Line Hull… View Article

Public sector pay rises should not come from ending austerity – CPS

Recent weeks have seen the issue of the public sector pay cap re-surface and several Cabinet members have suggested they would be open to taking another look at the topic. However, research by the Centre for Policy Studies, published Thursday 13 July 2017, suggests the government should not abandon its deficit reduction targets or make… View Article

Matt Ridley: The Case for Free-Market Anti-Capitalism

In the 2017 Keith Joseph Lecture, to be delivered to the Centre for Policy Studies on Tuesday evening 11 July 2017, Matt Ridley, author of The Rational Optimist and The Evolution of Everything, will argue for what he calls “free-market anticapitalism”. Lord Ridley will make the case that commerce is a subversive, not a reactionary… View Article

Kissinger opens conference on global security

Dr Henry Kissinger is to give the keynote speech at a conference on global security in London on Tuesday 27 June. Other speakers include Defence Secretary Michael Fallon, Prince Turki Al Faisal (Saudi Arabia), HE Omar Ghobash (UAE), Senator Joe Liberman, Moshe Ya’alon (Israel), former NATO chief Lord Robertson, former director of GCHQ Richard Hannigan… View Article

UK’s budget deficit to last a quarter of a century

It has been reported that the Conservative Party plans to achieve a budget surplus by 2025. The Centre for Policy Studies has provided an analysis of the changing borrowing forecasts. Key points In 2010-11, the Coalition Government pledged to eliminate the cyclically adjusted current budget deficit by 2014-15. Public sector net borrowing was planned to reach 2.1% of GDP by 2014-15…. View Article

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