James Plunkett is director of policy and development at the Resolution Foundation

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UK Politics
24 January 2014
This morning the government released some interesting new stats on wages. It claims that 90 per cent of people saw...
UK Politics
05 December 2013
One of the big surprises in today’s Autumn Statement lies in the new OBR projections. Growth has been revised up...
The Staggers
19 September 2013
This year's pre-conference rumours gave unusual prominence to the minimum wage. After the consensus reached in the...
The Staggers
26 June 2013
1. Most of today’s cuts were decided three years ago In his statement today, the Chancellor needs to find...
The Staggers
03 April 2013
Whoever governs from 2015 will have to do more than repair the public finances, as tough as that will be. If shared...
The Staggers
29 January 2013
Cost against quality.
The Staggers
11 February 2012
It may still be early February but the March Budget has already kicked off. This morning's Telegraph splashes with...
The Staggers
21 September 2011
A technical quirk will allow the government to skim small amounts each year from lower income households.
The Staggers
10 September 2011
Yesterday's FT contained one of those ominous stories that only grow in significance over time - the findings of a...
The Staggers
27 May 2011
It's fairly widely assumed that the outcome of the next election will pivot on the strength – or otherwise...