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In the news

  • 26 January 2015 | Council tax could be paid with apps, report suggests

    • The Telegraph covers Small Pieces Loosely Joined, Policy Exchange's new report on digital local government. The report shows how using technology and data in a smarter, more collaborative way could save local authorities up to £10bn by 2020.

  • 19 January 2015 | ‘Happy’ NHS patients in exodus from private care

    • Thomas Cawston, Policy Exchange's Head of Health, is quoted in The Times responding to reports that 400,000 people have dropped their private health cover. Thomas argues that the reasons behind this are likely to be economic.

  • 16 January 2015 | Isa 'rollover' boost urged

    • The Daily Mail covers Bonus ISAs, Policy Exchange's latest report. The report proposes the creation of a "Bonus ISA" - a secondary ISA savings account that would consist of the unused portions of a saver's ISA allowances and filled on years when their full ISA allowance has been used.

Blogs

  • 21 January 2015 | The Bonus Isa: Why we should make tax-efficient saving even more flexible

    • Steve Hughes, Policy Exchange's Head of Economic & Social Policy, sets out how a Policy Exchange proposal to create 'Bonus ISAs' can help give savers more flexibility. By allowing unused portions of an ISA allowance to build up into a Bonus ISA, savers will be able to take advantage of greater tax-free savings capacity in years where they would fill their ISA allowance.

  • 19 January 2015 | Why linear A-levels will work best

    • Natasha Porter, Policy Exchange's Deputy Head of Education, argues that linear A-levels allow for time to teach skills that are no longer examined, giving pupils the space to explore subject areas that they’re interested in.

  • 19 January 2015 | Ramp up the number of market homes built to deal with the housing crisis

    • Chris Walker, Policy Exchange's Head of Housing & Planning, sets out why housing associations are key to helpin solve the housing crisis. Already delivering nearly half the new homes being built each year - and almost all of the social homes - giving them a shot in the arm by enabling them to build more market homes would boost the number of homes being built each year.

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