Home Affairs Policy

Monday, September 19, 2016
 The Conservatives must make public servants and politicians more accountable, argues Ben BalligerCivil servants and politicians at all levels can take inordinate numbers of decisions in short periods of time. It is not in the best...
Monday, September 12, 2016
 Merit, and not ethnicity, must be the basis on which we select police officers, argues David GreenThe College of Policing, which oversees professional standards within the police force, recently declared its commitment to the idea that the...
Sunday, September 11, 2016
 The Bow Group is encouraged by the Prime Minister's adoption of two Group policies as part of her bold proposals to reform education.Alongside her flagship proposal to lift the ban on grammar schools, Theresa May has called for universities,...
Monday, September 5, 2016
 Free our cities to grow and prosper, cries Boris JohnsonPhewee. 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...
Sunday, August 28, 2016
 “To break the oppositionality with which activists view their struggle, we would do well to take off the riot gear and join them in the crowd so that we can hear their points, find common ground, and generate solutions that help to preserve...
Sunday, August 7, 2016
 In an era of anti-politics, politicians agonise over voter turnout more than ever, especially among students and young people. Gone are the days when young people would simply vote based on the party their parents supported or by tribal...
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
 Read the original article at LifezetteAnother innocent is murdered in France as Western leaders welcome more migrantsAn elderly Catholic priest was brutally murdered by two ISIS terrorists on Tuesday.Despite the gun control machinations of...
Monday, July 11, 2016
 The NUS is just the tip of the iceberg: Students’ Unions all over the country need to reform. NUS presidential elections rarely make national headlines, yet the election of Malia Bouattia to the post has done so, with some universities voting...
Monday, May 23, 2016
 Read the original article at SpikedI am a student at the University of Warwick. Tomorrow, we will become the latest university to hold a referendum on our membership of the National Union of Students (NUS). With two disaffiliations last week...
Friday, March 25, 2016
 What is the future of Conservative justice policy, wonders Richard HoneyThe Conservative Party stands for upholding the rule of law. It believes that there should be checks on the power of the state and that the liberty of the individual...
Friday, March 18, 2016
 We must focus, says Damian Green, on using technology and transparency to boost the private and public sectors alikeSpending the summer watching the Labour Party drift helplessly away from the British people and towards the wilder shores of...
Monday, March 7, 2016
 Alex Deane argues that nation states are entitled to make their own decisions about who comes to their countries and the manner in which they come.The Conservative Party was elected in May on a manifesto which pledged to reduce net immigration...
Thursday, December 24, 2015
The Rt Hon John Redwood MP gives a fireside reading of his traditional Bow Group Christmas Fairytale, this year with a Brexit theme.Watch the full reading here.
Saturday, October 10, 2015
 Geoffrey Howe was a great patriot, and a great mind, few in the history of our country have served in Parliament with greater distinction. Lord Howe was a founder and then Chairman of the Bow Group in 1955-1956, he introduced and edited...
Thursday, September 10, 2015
We have now reached the point where every week there is a major news story about the UK’s failure to deal with migration. This week the Office for National Statistics (ONS) released figures showing that once again levels of migration and immigration...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
UK immigration and migration quarterly figures (April to June) are released by ONS tomorrow 27 August 2015 at 09:30. https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/announcements/immigration-statistics-april-to-june-2015 and https://www...
Saturday, April 11, 2015
At the end of March, the government’s human rights watchdog sent an open letter to Britain’s Joint Committee on Human Rights, expressing worries with the Conservative proposal to repeal the Human Rights Act and replace it with a British Bill of...
Sunday, April 5, 2015
Immigration rules can be tightened can be tightened without harming growth or needing to leave the EU, according to new research.  A report published by the Bow Group, the oldest centre right think tank in the UK, highlights how certain rules...
Monday, March 23, 2015
On 23rd March 2015 the Home Secretary set out plans to tackle Islamic extremism “head on” including the impact of Sharia which promotes gender discrimination. Included in today’s announcement was a commitment to launch an independent review of...
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...
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...

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