Scrapping the scrappage scheme

Scrapping the scrappage scheme

Related Content   It is welcome news that UK Government has dismissed reports that it was considering a scrappage scheme for petrol and diesel cars as a short-term economic stimulus measure. In a typical scrappage scheme, the government would pay car owners to scrap...
Electricity markets under pressure

Electricity markets under pressure

Related Content   The Coronavirus has challenged all sectors of the UK economy, and electricity markets have been no exception. Electricity demand is down by as much as 20%, causing periods of negative electricity prices and unprecedented strain on the Electricity...
Can we force developers to sell homes at a discount?

Can we force developers to sell homes at a discount?

Related Content Photo Credit: Images Money The Conservative and Labour manifestos make significant pledges on housing policy. The focus of the Conservatives is supporting people into home-ownership, while the centrepiece of Labour’s manifesto is the pledge that local...
The feasibility of building 150,000 social homes a year

The feasibility of building 150,000 social homes a year

Related Content The Conservative and Labour manifestos make significant pledges on housing policy. The focus of the Conservatives is supporting people into home-ownership, while the centrepiece of Labour’s manifesto is the pledge that local authorities build many more...
Reviving high streets through planning reform

Reviving high streets through planning reform

Related Content Changes to the planning system can make it easier for high streets to adapt to prevailing trends in how we live, work and shop. The Government is currently looking for ideas to revive high streets. Squeezed incomes, the rise of online shopping and the...
Announcing Building Beautiful Month

Announcing Building Beautiful Month

We’re delighted to announce that this November will be “Building Beautiful Month” at Policy Exchange, the next stage of our efforts to address the housing crisis, the major domestic policy issue of the day. It is part of a new focus on Place – one of our four Ps,...