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Monday, November 3, 2014
The right is rarely a forum for self-congratulation, preferring wary scepticism or angry indolence, but last month was the best month for conservatives in Britain in a very long time, and through the haze of differing party loyalties on the right,...
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Party Conference season should be a critical, indespensible time in the British Political calender for the nation's most prominent political movements to come together, listen to each other and the nation, remember core principles and make a pitch...
Friday, September 26, 2014
Like many members of the Conservative Party, I wasn’t in favour of entering into coalition with the Liberal Democrats in 2010.Read the full article at the Yorkshire PostGiven the true extent of the parlous nature of the nation’s finances that were...
Monday, July 21, 2014
It is 100 days since the abduction of 276 schoolgirls from Chibok, Nigeria, by Boko Haram, the notorious islamic terrorist organistion. The Bow Group today publishes a damning report that casts new light on the role the US has played in the rise of...
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
 Below is a list of 11 recommendations that the Bow Group, Conservative Voice and Conservative Grassroots have published in order to help the Conservative Party reconnect with its base...  1. More Dialogue between Members of...
Saturday, May 3, 2014
This week saw the launch of the progressive pressure group Bright Blue's "Moderniser's Manifesto", it detailed the necessity for the Conservative Party to return to the modernisation project that has all but been abandoned. Nothing particularly...
Friday, April 11, 2014
In 2008 Peter Oborne wrote a seminal modern political work;"The Triumph of the Political Class", identifying and bemoaning the replacement of the British Establishment with a new, self-serving, cross-party, incestuous political class in Westminster...
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
I first met Margaret Thatcher as a child at a constituency event she held in Finchley to thank her local activists for 40 years of service that had delivered her to the highest office in the land.My Grandmother was one of the first people to...
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Immigration is a consistently hot-button topic in Britain, and the 2013-2014 Immigration Bill, currently in the committee stage in the House of Lords, has not been without its share of controversy.One area of policy that has been consistently...
Sunday, March 30, 2014
 Authored by Adriel Kasonta Looking at the current situation in Ukraine, it brings to mind the image of eighteenth century France pictured inone of the best-known intellectual attacks against the French Revolution written by Edmund Burke....
Friday, March 28, 2014
 With equity crowd funding platforms to be regulated from April 1st, this paper considers the strengths and weaknesses of this relatively new source of funding for businesses as well as the pitfalls of the regulation that is to be enforced.Read...
Thursday, March 20, 2014
On March 7 New York Times writer Ben Judah published the piece London’s Laundry Business  bemoaning the British position on Crimea after a British civil servant was photographed with exposed documents indicating Britain should maintain...
Saturday, March 15, 2014
Henry Hill is a British Conservative and Unionist activist and writer, editor of Open Unionism, and writes Conservative Home’s Red, White, and Blue column every Wednesday. He is editor of online content for the Bow Group. This article first...
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Read the article at Breitbart.comAs a consumer, I choose what I buy, and where I buy it from. To get to the point of citizen emancipation where I am in a position to do so has cost millions of lives and exhausted what once seemed like an endless, un...
Friday, February 28, 2014
Bow Group Report: Time for a change of tack on bovine TB & badger culling. (Read the full report here)With a cost of £4,121 per badger, the likely conclusion by the forthcoming report by the Independent Panel of Experts on the recent pilot of...
Sunday, February 23, 2014
Read the full article at Breitbart LondonThe decision by David Cameron to block the right of constituencies to recall their MPs in cases of wrongdoing has been much debated in the UK over the past week. It echoes a feeling that has been...
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
According to the White Paper which was released by the European Commission on 22 January 2014, Europe will cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 40 per cent by 2030, compared with 1990 levels, the toughest climate change target of any region in the...
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
The famous triple lock, guaranteeing pensioners a rise of at least 2.5 per cent  in their state pension every year, is here to stay. Proposed by the Liberal Democrats in their 2010 manifesto of dreams (it also included the abolition of Trident...
Friday, January 24, 2014
 In November 2013, the European Parliament adopted by 459 votes to 148, with 81 abstentions, a proposed Directive on improving the gender balance among non-executive directors of listed companies by requiring that such boards are composed of at...
Monday, January 20, 2014
Read the full Bow Briefing Paper Here. The proposed above inflation hike of the National Minimum Wage is the final piece of proof that affirms what  Bow Group members  have long asserted: George Osborne and the government are artificially...
Friday, January 17, 2014
After Margaret Thatcher was elected leader of the British Conservative Party in February 1975, the Institute of Economic Affairs arranged a meeting between her and F.A Hayek in London soon after. During her only visit to the Conservative Research...
Sunday, January 12, 2014
In September this year, having just finished an MA in Strategic Studies, I thought about some sort of civilian career in defence.  A friend of mine who works in the industry kindly got me into the London DSEI exhibition – the World’s premier...
Friday, January 10, 2014
Read the original article at Trending Central here.Obama’s 2014 pivot to greater income equality through redistribution offers a chance for conservatives to seize the initiative on the real issue: equality of opportunity.Just before he departed for...
Thursday, January 9, 2014
As 2013 passes and we enter a new year, we will toast to future success amidst unwritten possibilities. But one thing remains certain: the challenge of our ageing population will only become more onerous, whether it features on the Coalition’s...
Monday, January 6, 2014
Whilst all Planning Applications must be considered on their individual circumstances, as a Chartered Surveyor who is also a local councillor I have given the overall UK housing issue some considerable thought over the years as it is quite clear...

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