Philip Booth

If you want a lesson in how not to run an economy, take the Eurostar

14 August 2014 15:18

For the last five years, politicians of all shades have been banging on about how we should adopt this or…

We need to reform pensions – here are some ideas

8 January 2014 18:22

The government is facing a fiscal crisis. In the face of that crisis David Cameron has promised to continue to…

A student receives their exam results. The government today announced reforms to A-levels. Picture: Getty

Why meddling with A-levels won’t work

23 January 2013 14:07

Conservatives will, no doubt, welcome the government’s announcement about A-levels today. Modules will be abolished. We will return to one…

There is no reason to raise VAT

4 January 2011 13:39

It is very clear that the government cannot carry on borrowing at current rates and the coalition’s proposals for reducing…

A long way to go

20 October 2010 17:52

George Osborne has probably done enough to ensure that the public finances are back on track and that the national…