BusinessGreen cites comments by Richard Howard, Policy Exchange's Head of Environment & Energy, that the new energy efficiency scheme announced in the Spending Review is not nearly sufficient to tackle fuel poverty.
Chris Walker, Policy Exchange's Head of Housing & Planning, is quoted by the Daily Mail saying that George Osborne's Spending Review announcements are not enough to solve the housing crisis, and that further planning reform is needed to release more land for development.
Jonathan Simons, Policy Exchange's Head of Education, is quoted by the TES saying that the Spending Review will feel like a good settlement in the education sector, although some academies will face real terms funding reductions.
Steve Hughes, Policy Exchange's Head of Economics & Social Policy, is quoted in the Daily Mail calling for public sector pay reforms such as abolishing automatic progression, linking pay with performance and capping compensation.
Richard Howard, Policy Exchange's Head of Environment & Energy, is quoted by The Telegraph commenting on government forecasts that wholesale gas and electricity prices will remain low for the next few years. He warned that low prices will undermine investment in new gas power stations.
The Financial Times covers Whitehall Rules!, Policy Exchange's new report looking at how to improve pay and performance in the Civil Service. The report shows that the cost of government contractors has ballooned to £1bn in 2014/15, money that could be better spent on hiring talented new permanent staff.
The Sun covers Governing Power, Policy Exchange's new report looking at how the energy industry is run. The report highlights the unnecessary complexity of the system, with more than 30 bodies, many with overlapping functions and with a total cost of more than £500m, all playing a role.