CentreForum, a liberal minded think-tank working out of King's College London, have released an interesting paper today on public sector wage bargaining. (To read the full report, click here)... - Read More
Tough choices. Difficult decisions. We all know the drill by now. But an enormous deficit requires a clear, detailed plan to tackle it, and thus far none of the parties have gone into nearly enough detail on how this plan might look... - Read More
By a remarkable symmetry, two stories have today been breaking relating to opposite ends of the same piece of policy string.
The House of Bishops’ Europe Panel is the EU grouping of the Anglican Lords Spiritual. Today’s Telegraph carries a story highlighting an unusually critical report by the group. Well, these things are contextual. But what certainly leaps out is the following passage... - Read More
The Sun: Trevor Kavanagh: Pull finger out Dave and land a few punches
Daily Telegraph: Two-thirds on disability benefits are fit to work
The Guardian: ITV could reward Adam Crozier with £14m pay and bonus package
Daily Express: Benefits Britain exposed
Daily Express: Research into fantasy jobs for the future wastes £7,500
Daily Express: MP cash 'cover up'
Daily Mail: Two-thirds on disability benefits are fit to work - costing taxpayers £500million
Daily Mail: The police who don't want to go out alone
Daily Star: Shock as £11bn wasted on benefits fakers
Oxford Times: Scan photo will cost parents £5
North Devon Journal: Anger at car park stealth tax
Human Resources: HRD pay - Paid and displayed
Over the weekend,
News of the World: £22m sickener - health tourists fleece NHS
Sunday People: We're in a shirking state
Bedfordshire on Sunday: Tax helpline closed for 40 per cent of week
Bedfordshire on Sunday: Foreign crooks remain in nick after they've served their time
Daily Express: England is where we all want to end up...
Daily Express: Expenses scandal warning for MPs
The Western Mail: £50,000 'fitness trails' for NHS staff leave critics in aspin...
Surrey Advertiser: Short-term car hire costs police £1.6m
BBC Radio 4: The TPA’s Hull and East Riding Organiser Andrew Allison was interviewed by David Runciman for a special show about inheritance tax, popular anti-politician sentiment and taxpayer activism (click to listen)