You would be forgiven for thinking that something isn’t quite right when the Great British tradition of shopping fails to materialise over the Christmas period. The cautious spending habits of consumers highlights a worrying trend for the UK’s retail sector. With business rates set to rise and the country facing the cliff edge of aRead more
The launch of the NHS Long-Term Plan is intended to set the direction for NHS policymaking for the next 10 years. The 134-page report signals a shift in priorities and an evolution of focus. As always, this means winners and losers. As the dust begins to settle on yesterday’s plan, we take an early lookRead more
It has been another extraordinary week in Westminster. The Government started the week with two significant defeats in the Commons. In doing so, it became the first government in history to be found in contempt of parliament, was forced to publish the full legal advice provided to the Cabinet on the Withdrawal Agreement, and handedRead more
One of the most enduring narratives of left-wing politics in the UK is that Margaret Thatcher dismantled and destroyed the welfare state. For many of my parent’s generation, Thatcher is a by-word for evil – a political Voldemort – she who must not be named. For others in the same generation, Thatcher brought Britain outRead more
In many places across the UK the increase in house prices has earned more equity for owners than the average local salary. With such stellar growth it is no wonder housing assets continue to be of interest to large scale investors. Investment in housing has extended beyond the traditional arena of homes offered for retailRead more
The public’s understanding of, and interest in, mental health has never been greater, something to be encouraged and acted upon. However, awareness doesn’t necessarily translate into the concrete policy change needed to improve such vital services. This week is Mental Health Awareness week, providing a perfect opportunity to reflect and take stock of the progressRead more
Theresa May this week sought to put her stamp on domestic housing policy, perhaps in an effort to divert attention from the Brexit dominated political landscape that she’s found herself in since becoming Prime Minister. In a bid to “deliver the homes the country needs”, an ambition she has previously called her personal mission, MayRead more
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