Recent governments have strained to take ever-larger numbers out of income tax whilst maintaining a large welfare state. The problem is whether this is sustainable.
A new ranking shows that despite mid-table spending, the British people are not getting the healthcare they deserve.
Three decades on, the regime’s character has not changed – but its tactics have become more sophisticated.
One of an occasional series of articles that ConservativeHome is publishing in advance of the Budget.
The US report asserts that there can be no moral equivalence between “rights-respecting countries that fall short in progress toward their ideals”.
A true “colour blind” non-discrimination law is needed, with the rights of each individual valued and respected.
There are clear challenges to the idea that all whites are privileged. The Government’s report must stick to the facts.
The Government must encourage a resurgence of enterprise – to enhance the chance of a rapid recovery.
New research out today calculates that granting a piece of land planning permission for new houses makes it dramatically more valuable.
He or she should particularly highlight the fact that Labour’s traditional voters are being hurt most by high crime levels.
And, as Boles says, we will never build the number of homes we need unless the state is building 100,000 a year.
Projected future demand for housing and public services is huge, and can only be met if we act now to prepare for it.
The latest, Supermarket Sweep-esque, January spending bonanza stands as just the latest manifestation of English football’s seemingly ever-expanding financial bubble.