crossrail

Time for action: Cameron must commit to London’s crucial transport and infrastructure projects

This article originally appeared in the Evening Standard on 13/05/2015. The first weeks and months of a new parliament are critical for getting major infrastructure...

Click here to read more »

Latest Articles

crossrail

Time for action: Cameron must commit to London’s crucial transport and infrastructure projects

This article originally appeared in the Evening Standard on 13/05/2015. The first weeks and months of a new parliament are critical for getting major infrastructure schemes under way.  Decisions ducked in a government’s brief “honeymoon” period often become too controversial thereafter, and the lead time between decisions and the start of construction — when projects become irreversible — is often the best part of an electoral term. Re-elected with an...

Click here to read more »

More Articles

Click here to read more latest articles

Latest Speeches and Book Reviews

i-2pNnT7g

Why do so many governments achieve so little?

These book reviews originally appeared in the New Statesman on 04/05/2015. How to Run a Government: So That Citizens Benefit and Taxpayers Don’t Go Crazy Michael Barber Allen Lane, 337pp, £16.99 Who Governs Britain? Anthony King Pelican, 331pp, £7.99 It is remarkable how little most ministers and most governments achieve. A handful of reforms are the lot of most prime ministers; and few ministers leave much by way of a solid...

Click here to read more »

More Speeches

Click here to read more speeches or
Click here to read more book reviews

Latest Blog Posts

ippr_large_logo

City villages: More homes, better communities

City villages: more homes, better communities, edited by Andrew Adonis and Bill Davies was published on 24/03/2015 by IPPR. You can download a copy of the essays here. Britain faces its greatest housing crisis since the aftermath of the second world war. Then, the private sector, proactive local authorities and central government combined to meet the demand. Today, we need a powerful new reforming zeal, promoting new and better models of...

Click here to read more »

More from the Blog

Click here to read more blog posts