Ministers can make the system more generous, easier to access, and contributory – but must rediscover their appetite for reform.
The rise of interventions in cases by activist groups that aren’t party to the dispute since 1997 is a break with our common law traditions.
Our new paper from the Adam Smith Institute finds there is more political space to deliver one than the politicians might imagine.
Post-pandemic complacency is threatening the competitiveness of the industry; fixing that would not only stimulate growth, but also deliver better outcomes for patients.
Our strong sense is that our competitors – we cite France particularly – are more focussed on choosing nominees who might be expected to advance national interests on the world stage.
The pandemic showed that the current safety net has big gaps in it. Here’s how to fill them without further draining the public purse.
Anyone who observes the ongoing dysfunction of the British state and our deeply divided political parties should see the need to improve their talent pool.
Energy wonks like to equate reforming the electricity market to replacing the engine of an aeroplane in mid-flight. Let us hope that Britain’s new pilots are up to the task.
While both candidates have committed to tackling climate change in some form, neither has been as forthright in their support for Net Zero as the current government.
If Sunak and Truss are remotely serious about either improving Britain’s long-term growth rate or competing with China, they must make our country a science superpower.
Both candidates are sounding more free-thinking and – dare I say – more Conservative than their counterparts of recent years. The more they can make the case for change before 5 September, the better.
If our next prime minister is to put our country on the best track possible, they must be willing to overcome the current government’s timidity and enact supply-side reforms.
A new poll from Migration Watch shows that a majority of the public – and eight in ten Tories – want it reduced.