KATE BELL & GEOFF TILY: We don’t need to have a perfect answer to Britain’s ‘productivity puzzle’ to see that a different approach is needed.
CATHERINE COLEBROOK: How can we ensure that the next set of fiscal rules are followed?
ANDREW HARROP: When it comes to local taxation and the geographic distribution of public money, Labour has a choice between incremental revision and radical reform.
ROSS CAMPBELL: There is an imbalance in the UK economy, as commercial activity is heavily skewed towards London and the Southeast. Increased devolution is desirable, but may not lead to stronger businesses in all regions.
HOWARD REED: A future Labour government will certainly wish to increase public spending. But where is extra money most needed?
ROSS CAMPBELL: How the Chancellor sets targets for overall public expenditure and investment, as well as how Treasury controls the way departments spend their allocation of capital and resource budgets.