Money alone will not fix the housing market

Money alone will not fix the housing market

(A version of this article was first published by the Huffington Post.) There are high expectations that housing will be at the top of the agenda when the Chancellor delivers the Budget next week, expectations reinforced by the Prime Minister and Communities...
The Chancellor should refuse new funding for schools

The Chancellor should refuse new funding for schools

A shorter version of this article appeared in the Times. Edward Boyle, Minister for Education in the early Sixties, once received a dressing down from his Chancellor of the Exchequer over his department’s requests for the Budget: they were, he was informed, far too...
The Clean Growth Strategy: worth the wait?

The Clean Growth Strategy: worth the wait?

The Clean Growth Strategy, published last week after long being delayed, signifies a step change in Government thinking and is ambitious in its scope. It is now clear that economic growth and the transition to a low carbon economy are no longer seen by the Government...
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