The Last Spring Budget Briefing

Chancellor Philip Hammond today gave his first (and last) Spring Budget, which included announcements on social care funding, R&D tax credits and STP capital. You can download our briefing on this here.

Autumn Statement: The Decideum View

Today, Philip Hammond has given his first mini-budget as Chancellor, discussing new investments and the risks post Brexit. You can download our briefing on this here.

Conservative Party Conference Diary: Hunt’s Speech

Talking frankly about the state of our NHS Speaking from centre stage, with no notes in front of him and free from the shackles of a lectern, Jeremy Hunt gave one of his most impassioned Conference speeches I have seen to date. Declaring that when he took on the role 4 years ago it was […]

Conservative Party Conference Diary: A Charged Atmosphere

This year the mood in Birmingham seems somewhat different to the unapologetic glee of Manchester the year before. However this is hardly surprising, back in 2015 conference goers were still revelling from an unexpected election victory and a party that, as a result, seemed more cohesive than ever. What we have this year is different. […]

A new chapter demands close attention

Almost three months have passed since the British people voted to leave the European Union, revealing the UK to be a nation divided, and leaving the British political establishment in a state of disarray. As we move towards the annual round of political party conferences, with their usual blend of hysterical headlines feeding tabloid fodder, some […]