The recently departed Prime Minister is re-emerging – and working on his memoirs. He will want to project his greatest achievement: public service reform.
A note of thanks and appreciation from the Editor.
In some ways, it’s too early to tell. But the question is worth probing because it matters.
Today is the tenth anniversary of his election as Conservative leader – the most electorally successful one in modern times bar Thatcher.
How the deficit is to be reduced matters far, far more than how it is calculated.
Jonathan Algar, Antonia Cox, Nick Faith, Peter Franklin, David Green, Peter Hoskin, Andrea Leadsom MP, Andrew Lilico and Simon Richards assess the Chancellor’s work.
Peter Hoskin, Economic Research Officer at Reform, criticises the Government’s simplistic equation of investment with outcome. The key fiscal lesson of the past decade is that increased public spending does not necessarily yield an improvement in public services. After all, whilst real terms spending in the UK increased by 43 per cent between 1997 and […]