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I had a piece in The Times this week confronting the ongoing tension between deficit reduction and our most beloved public services, like the NHS. There’s only one way to sustain the NHS and reduce the deficit — and the … Continue reading

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In The Times yesterday, the commentator and confidant of the chancellor, Danny Finkelstein, penned an intriguing article calling for a new ‘NHS tax’. It merited attention not because it called for an hypothecated tax for the NHS – an idea … Continue reading

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It is a widely held assumption among policymakers that the way to tackle childhood obesity – particularly among working class children – is to get them all doing lots of school sport. And after the success of the London 2012 … Continue reading

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The IFS and Nuffield Trust have a report out today on scenarios for health and social care spending over the next decade. This is a very important contribution to the debate on future fiscal pressures and priorities.

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