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HS2 “highly unlikely to transform the North” – new report

HS2 “highly unlikely to transform the North” – new report

Alex MacDonald April 28, 2014 0

  A new report from the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) casts doubt on the government’s proposed High Speed 2 (HS2) plan, as it risks “misleading the public” with claims of prospective growth and

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Help to Buy scheme “is one of the most misguided initiatives ever”

Help to Buy scheme “is one of the most misguided initiatives ever”

Backbencher November 20, 2013 1

  Are you unsure about the government’s Help to Buy scheme? Do you believe that it is another bubble waiting to happen, or that, in actual fact, the idea is a helping hand to

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Libertarians need to get out more!

Libertarians need to get out more!

Daniel Pryor July 23, 2013 4

(Photograph by Mokeneco) Daniel Pryor urges libertarians to cast off the oppressive shackles of basement-dwelling. It’s currently a Sunday evening, and I am eternally grateful that The Backbencher is largely in the business of

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Interview with Mark Littlewood: 4/10 for the Coalition

Interview with Mark Littlewood: 4/10 for the Coalition

Daniel Pryor April 30, 2013 2

  The Backbencher’s Daniel Pryor caught up with Mark Littlewood, who is the Director General of the IEA: the UK’s original free-market think-tank.   1. First of all, thank you for agreeing to be

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