The CPS - Is the System Working?
Lord Ken Macdonald - FormerDPP (2003-08),
Victoria Atkins MP, Home Affairs Select Committee,
Oliver Sells QC, 5 Paper Buildings
Tuesday 23rd February, 7 - 8p.m.
BPP Law School (Room 3.07),
68-70 Red Lion Street, London, WC1R 4NY
Pensions and Savings Publications
Introduce Competition and Contribution for Successful Healthcare and Pensions! Changes Needed if UK is to Meet Rising Demand.
Western societies are ageing. As people live longer, the ratio of workers to pensioners continues to shrink. At the same time the costs for healthcare and pensions are rising.
Can governments meet growing need and balance the books while encouraging economic growth?
After Osbrown: Mending Monetary Policy
As the summer months, the news from the Treasury seems upbeat. Growth is back. Economic forecasts are being revised upwards. The mood has switched from gloom to boom.
In After Osbrown: Mending Monetary Policy, Douglas Carswell MP for Clacton, who previously worked in fund management, warns all is not what it seems. The warning signs are already there: this may yet prove to be another credit-induced recovery. The UK is increasingly dependent on consumer spending and mortgage debt. Savings and investment are down. The UK’s current account deficit is widening.
Nuclear Options: Powering the Future
Energy costs are now centre-stage in the policy debate at Westminster as both government and opposition promise to tackle rising costs. But if energy is to be affordable in the longer term, a secure supply of energy is needed. So too is a variety of sources. For that, says Politeia’s Nuclear Options: Powering the Future, nuclear will be needed.