Democracy Policy

Thursday, July 14, 2016
 The One Nation approach, opines Will Blair, will make the Tories the only party of British governmentStanding on the steps of No10 Downing Street on that unforgettable morning of 8 May 2015, as the first Conservative Leader since John Major to...
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
 Bow Group Senior Patron, Professor Sir Roger Scruton, features in a A Point of View special edition, discussing the ramifications of Brexit - what the vote tells us about the country we are, and are likely to become.Professor Scruton reflects...
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
 We should have much faith in David Cameron, Geoffrey Clifton-Brown says In May 2015 the Conservative Party won an election that surprised most people, including many within the Party if they are being honest. This is not because we didn’t...
Monday, July 4, 2016
 In 2010 I wrote, hoped and believed that the era of centrism would soon come to an end, after 13 years of a Blair-Brown government that had run Britain into the ground, economically, socially and culturally. At the time I thought the...
Thursday, June 30, 2016
 Conservative Party Members Risk Being Ignored in Conservative Party Leadership ElectionIn the run-up to the Conservative Party's upcoming leadership election, the Bow Group and Conservative Grassroots have conducted our own polling for...
Thursday, June 30, 2016
 Bow Group Chairman Ben Harris-Quinney discusses the Bow Group & Conservative Grassroots' polling of over 2,000 members and associates for who they believe most fit to uphold conservative values in the Conservative Party Leadership election...
Saturday, June 25, 2016
 Bow Group Chairman Ben Harris-Quinney discusses what Brexit means for the United Kingdom's future after the country voted to Leave the European Union on BBC 5 Live Radio, presented by Stephen Nolan.Listen to the discussion here
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
 Read the original article at LifezetteKeep calm and carry on. Britain will still be here on June 24.On Thursday, June 23, the United Kingdom will hold a referendum on its membership in the European Union. Opponents of Brexit — Britain’s exit...
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
 Bow Group Chairman Ben Harris-Quinney discusses the historic opportunity in voting for Brexit on Breitbart News Daily Radio alongside Raheem Kassam, presented by Stephen K. Bannon.Listen to the discussion here
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
 The Bow Group wishes to thank all who attended the Leavers' Day Brexit Rally event, bolstering both support and the arguments for leaving the European Union during the last days before the Referendum.This event was the last...
Saturday, May 28, 2016
 Bow Group Chairman Ben Harris-Quinney speaks at the Global Diplomacy Forum's 'The Impact of Brexit on UK and EU International Influence', joined by fellow panelists Lord Davies of Samford, The Rt Hon. Tom Brake MP, David Campbell-...
Friday, May 27, 2016
 Bow Group Chairman Ben Harris-Quinney argues for Leave on a range of issues related to the EU Referendum against Lord Balfe of Dulwich for Remain at Birkbeck College Graduate School's 'Better In or Out?' debateListen to the full debate here...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Bow Group Chairman Ben Harris-Quinney debates the EU Referendum, arguing for Leave and what Brexit means for British Expats in FranceListen to the full debate here Listen to the opening speechListen to comments on David Cameron's re-...
Friday, May 6, 2016
 We should be Liberation Conservatives, says Liam Fox, and unleash the talents of all.The recent General Election produced an outright Conservative majority Government. Now, with the opposition parties in complete disarray is a good time for a...
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
A report out today, written by Dr Dan Boucher from Morriston in Swansea, highlights the importance of the Welsh mutual and co-operative economy ahead of next week’s Assembly elections.The report argues that the mutual economy in Wales is hampered by...
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
 Robert Rigby on the electoral difficulties for Conservatives in UlsterPolitics in Northern Ireland is notoriously difficult. Consent not force is now the order of the day thanks to the peace process and Good Friday agreement; the absence of...
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
 Brian Cattell warns against betting on a Trump vs Clinton showdown in November, with pundits now predicting Trump's loss having failed to see him coming and that Trump's voter base may not be as white as conventional wisdom...
Thursday, March 10, 2016
 Marcus Booth says that the impetus towards Scottish independence will not be halted without a proper vision for the United KingdomJust over a year ago, the people of Scotland voted decisively to remain part of the United Kingdom. To many of us...
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
 What, asks Paul Scully, is holding local authorities back?Local government has been at the sharp end of the Government’s drive to cut the structural deficit, with a further decrease in their Settlement Funding Assessment of 13.9% in the 2015/...
Monday, February 29, 2016
 Alvino-Mario Fantini calls for a return to Anglo-American conservative tradition – as European conservatives are beginning to doTo the chagrin of ‘progressives’ everywhere, Europeans in recent years have been discovering the virtues and wisdom...
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
What, asks Daniel Hannan, would it take to get Eurosceptics to vote Yes?Is there a middle way on the EU? A ‘devo max’ option, so to speak, that would leave the United Kingdom inside the single market but outside the political union?Yes. Plenty of...
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
 For the right it should be a source of shame, not celebration, that it took a leftist to finally kill off Blair, and that Blairites now feel more at home in the Conservative Party.When I first got involved in politics in the early 2000s the...
Sunday, April 19, 2015
A Scottish Deputy Prime Minister with a stranglehold over the United Kingdom is a very real prospect, as we count down the days until the election.UK politics has traditionally enjoyed majority government. Our “first past the post” system is...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
I am just a little fed up with being told by Ed Miliband that he stands for something which the facts do not back up.Do you remember the days of grammar schools? The days when a smart working class kid (Harold Wilson, James Callaghan, et al) could...
Friday, September 19, 2014
Phewee. The people of Scotland have done the right thing – and by some margin. They have voted to keep Britain, to keep the Union, and to stay part of a great and United Kingdom whose best days are yet to come. With a 10.6 per cent lead for the...

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