Democracy Policy

Thursday, December 8, 2016
 Read the original article at Generation ConservativeEverybody can agree America has seen an election of the oddest kind for any number of reasons. One of them is the way in which it broke with the usual ideological format of American elections...
Friday, December 2, 2016
 Read the original article at John Redwood's DiaryThe polls say Mr Renzi, the Italian Prime Minister, will lose his referendum. He has been seeking a way to ensure that his party, whose Democrat party  polled just 25% of the vote in the...
Thursday, November 24, 2016
 Read the original article at Generation ConservativeTheresa May’s slim majority is getting even slimmer. Zac Goldsmith has triggered a by-election in Richmond after he followed through with his promise to resign should the government approve a...
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
 Just when you're starting to finally wind down from 5 years of worrying about breaking up the country, when the SNP seem almost vanquished following two bruising referenda, Tim Farron pops up.I like Tim, I met him during the 2015 General...
Monday, November 21, 2016
 Henry Nelless on how Conservatives must win councils on the road to national victories On 8 May 2015 we will all be hoping that the shoe leather and hours invested in the General Election campaign will have paid off and that, once more, we...
Thursday, November 17, 2016
 A BRIEF EXPLANATION ON MY SUPPORT FOR BREXIT & THE TRUMPRANCEI am British and live in Spain, I voted for Brexit and, if I’d been given the chance, I would have voted for Trump (though certainly doing the former with more...
Monday, November 14, 2016
 Watch the discussion at BloombergBow Group Senior Patron The Rt Hon. Lord Lamont of Lerwick speaks to Bloomberg following Donald Trump's electoral victory as President-elect and the significance for Brexit and UK-US relations.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
 Read the original article at LifezetteThe populist movement that fueled the Republican's victory is just getting startedNow that Donald Trump has won the race for the presidency, he must deliver policies that reflect the populist, anti-...
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
 Read the original article at Sul Connection (Portugese)Bow Group Chairman Ben Harris-Quinney comments on today's US Presidential Election outcomeRegardless of whether you wanted Donald Trump to win or not, this election is the most...
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
 Two hundred and seventeen years ago today, Napoleon Bonaparte was brought to power as First Consul of France, thereby ending the French Revolution according to most historians. To those who know history, the election of Donald J. Trump as the...
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
 Read the original article at Generation ConservativeOver the course of the many months that it has been going on, the US election has received immense coverage, even more perhaps than one could have expected. Everyone will have lost count of...
Thursday, November 3, 2016
 Read the original article at Generation ConservativeThe last place you would expect to find a Brexiteer a month before the referendum would be in Reims, the Champagne country’s capital, running along the Canal de l'Aisne à la Marne towards his...
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
 Zac Goldsmith is now a dandy in the wilderness, this by-election will ground him for good.I know very little about airports. I don’t use them all too often but I do know we need them, lots of them, and that they are the classical example of a...
Thursday, October 13, 2016
 Read the original article at ConservativeHome“Our economy should work for everyone,” said Theresa May in Birmingham last week. “But if your pay has stagnated for several years in a row and fixed items of spending keep going up, it doesn’t feel...
Saturday, September 24, 2016
 Following the Japanese Government's recent Brexit letter, Bow Group Chairman Ben Harris-Quinney speaks to Mainichi Newspaper on Brexit and Theresa May's leadershipContents between Conservative Party members and Current Political LeadersIn July...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
 Read the original article at Generation ConservativeAndrea Leadsom stepped out of the Conservative leadership race on Monday 11th July. Launching her campaign just over a week earlier, for some, this came as a shocking twist in an election...
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
 Read the original article at ConservativeHomeProject Fear did not become a self-fulfilling prophecy.  But Remain made the legitimate point that a prolonged period of uncertainty could damage the economy.  So we should aim to...
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
 Transcribed from a radio interview with Henry Riley on 'A Student's Perspective' at Kingston Green RadioBen, what do you think David Cameron’s legacy is going to be? Is it going to be the Prime Minister who got us out of the EU?‘Well, I don't...
Friday, September 9, 2016
 The Bow Group wishes to thank all who attended our Question Time-style discussion event in Parliament on 'Brexit: What Next For Britain?', covering a range of issues related to how leaving the European Union will impact the UK.Chaired by the...
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
 Read the original article at John Redwood's DiaryACTION PLAN FOR BREXIT1.     Send Article 50 letter explaining we are leaving using our own constitutional arrangements as per previous Article, which will be an Act of...
Friday, August 5, 2016
 Read the original article at John Redwood's DiaryThe arrival of a new Prime Minister in office has reminded us of how complicated our constitution has become in recent years. Theresa May has had to go to visit the First Minister of Scotland,...
Friday, July 29, 2016
 Read the original article at ThinkScotlandThe First Minister has rejected both recent referenda results on the grounds of political inconvenience. I think we should let Nicola Sturgeon run with this recent escapade for longer, as it is...
Friday, July 29, 2016
 Read the original article at ProspectA panel of contributors share their opinionsTheresa May has only 0.0003 per cent of the vote. That is how Tim Farron, leader of the Liberal Democrats, put it in Prospect recently (an extract from his recent...
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
 Does the Conservative Party want to be a party for the English or a party for the Union, asks Andrew LilicoSo, the Unionists won in the Scottish referendum. In the end it wasn’t even close. But, during the campaign, the Prime Minister and...
Thursday, July 21, 2016
 Miles Windsor sets out his ideas for arresting the terminal decline in Party membershipMembership of the three main parties has been in steep decline over the past two decades. Labour Party membership has dropped from 311,000 in 1990 to around...

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