Economics & Social Policy
By encouraging responsibility by individuals, government and business we believe that growth can be secured, public services improved and better outcomes delivered for families across the UK.
Summer Budget 2015: Policy Exchange analysis
Policy Exchange's Economics team take a detailed look at the Summer Budget, including the impact of the Living Wage, the reduced pace of departmental spending cuts and the government's fundamental shift in welfare policy.
The Economics Manifesto says that the next government should seek to create a capital-owning democracy for all, so that each and every person in the UK can benefit from economic growth. The report proposes mass distribution of RBS and Lloyds’ shares, compulsory savings, the introduction of a Bonus Isa and a new generation of private sector Premium Bonds.
The Welfare Manifesto shows how to make the welfare system fit for the 21st Century. The report sets out principles to be make the system simpler, more effective, fairer, more affordable, and reward contribution.