Economic Policy

Sunday, June 19, 2011
The global economic crisis called into question almost every aspect of the global financial system, but as many market structures stabilise several years after the epicentre of the crisis, the question of the validity and longevity of the Eurozone...
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Writing in Crossbow Nick Bourne AM, Leader of the Welsh Conservatives, examines whether the Coalition has been fair to Wales.     Download the full article below
Wednesday, November 3, 2010
The Coalition Government has rightly identified export-led growth as one of the key planks of its plan to reinvigorate the UK economy in the wake of the Comprehensive Spending Review.As Germany's experience demonstrates, the export-led model...
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
• At the Conservative Party conference in October 2009 Owen Paterson MP, Conservative Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, announced that should the Conservative Party win the next general election they would look to develop Northern...
Friday, November 13, 2009
This pamphlet will looks at the main departmental budgets and identify what the Government is spending, how much they think they need to cut to balance the books, and what can be done to deliver greater efficiencies and value for money without...
Tuesday, July 14, 2009
Today we are publishing a paper by Nick Cuff and William Smith on planning and urban design. The paper argues that house building is being plagued by a system of box ticking, gold plating and target setting at a time when the recession is cutting...
Sunday, May 14, 2006
A new plan to radically reshape the UK Tax System.
Monday, February 20, 2006
Peter Lilley MP exposes the Prime Minister's posturing over public sector reform.
Monday, January 30, 2006
The call for taxes to be simplified is not new. In 1969, the Bow Group, published a paper by Geoffrey Howe and Norman Lamont, called ‘Politics for Poverty’. The paper included arguments for radical simplification of taxes. Earlier, in 1965, James...
Saturday, April 30, 2005
This report examines the Charities Bill currently before Parliament, and makes some suggestions for the reform of charity law.
Friday, April 2, 2004
The full report from the Bow Group's major research project into Inner City problems and a policy reponse to them. This report covers topics such as inner city transport, crime, education, drugs and enterprise.
Monday, March 15, 2004
Norman Tebbit and John Bercow seek to identify a common policy platform.
Thursday, January 15, 2004
A look at whether the recent surge in public spending has delivered improved public services.
Thursday, May 1, 2003
Fresh thinking for a capital city, including:- give the GLA tax-raising powers - introduce local income tax to pay for local government - introduce elected transport and police commissioners - form a separate traffic police -...
Monday, September 30, 2002
Mark Nicholson proposes a radical reform of local government financing, with a detailed proposal to allow most Local Authorities to become self-financing, and thereby restore their accountability to the electorate for the provision of high quality...
Tuesday, May 14, 2002
A new look at the implications for the financial services industry of proposed developments in regulatory climate.
Saturday, July 14, 2001
Nirj Deva MEP analyses, for the first time, preciously which powers have been moved from Westminster to Brussel, and the likely impact of further changes.

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