By compelling us to extend our lives, the public health lobby is priming the real time bomb beneath the NHS: our ageing population.
Too far or not far enough? Welcome u-turn or misguided retreat? Westminster’s policy experts have their say.
This spending review brings the moment when the need to live within our means and the protection of sacred cows clash head-to-head.
Our panel of think tankers and columnists assess the challenge from the new Labour leader.
The NHS may be a national religion, but public attitudes are much more secular than politicians and commentators seem to realise.
It was a political masterstroke – but already a backlash is growing on the question of whether it was good economics.
Plus: Go, Corbyn, go! Go, Zac, go! Happy Birthday, IEA. Racism in America. Welfare in Britain. And: If Wellington had lost, we’d all be speaking French.
At our Post-Election Conference, UKIP’s only MP was put on the spot, and others were applauded as they outlined great things which can now be achieved.
The conference will consider the significance of the general election results for those on the broad, centre-right of British politics,
“We mustn’t lose sight of the fundamental goal of bringing spending under control,” says the TaxPayers’ Alliance.
Rather, the problem they should seek to tackle is that of poverty – which can be done by a pro-market agenda.
Lisa Nandy promises the return of the Sock Puppets.
A selection of the reaction from policy experts around Westminster.
One of its benefits? It aligns the universities’ interests with their students’ – rather than with what politicians want.
There are liberal-minded left-wingers on the right side of the fight for freedom, and patrician Tories on the wrong.