OECD

Snatching state pensions back from the rich would end in disaster

28 April 2017 8:27

While Theresa May makes her mind up over the triple lock on state pensions the OECD has come up with…

OECD says Brexit would cut immigration by 84,000 a year

27 April 2016 17:04

We should assume that today’s OECD report on Brexit was intended to frighten Britain into voting to remain in the EU.…

Yvette Cooper needs to do more than just talk about Nordic models

9 June 2015 11:55

Britain’s Left has been indulging in worship of Scandinavian social democracy ever since the tide started ebbing on the New…

Freezing the education budget won’t hurt pupils. Here’s why

2 February 2015 18:56

David Cameron has today been refreshingly honest about his plans for school funding in England: budgets will be flat, which…

Don’t reduce class sizes: the OECD’s lessons for education in the UK

5 March 2014 17:34

So much of the education debate is about how UK schools perform relative to those in other countries – this…

The PISA rankings have exposed Labour’s policies on education

3 December 2013 13:52

Michael Gove wants to blame Labour for today’s PISA rankings, in which the UK has fallen five places to 26th,…

Which tax cuts would be best for the economy?

24 February 2012 13:58

With all these tax cut suggestions kicking about — and with the British economy desperately in need of some oomph…

Those gloomy OECD projections in full

28 November 2011 12:21

Thanks to the tremors along Westminster’s grapevine, we already knew that today’s OECD Economic Outlook would make for pretty dreary…

Without growth, Osborne’s best-laid schemes will go awry

26 November 2011 10:34

Strikes, Olympic boycotts and obesity league tables — it’s a dreary set of newspaper front covers this morning. But none…

Andrew Mitchell: the answer to global terrorism

17 September 2010 11:32

Al Shabaab and al Qeada are brothers in arms – Somalia is a hothouse for terror. Jonathan Evans, director general…