Policy : article

Thursday, February 25, 2016
 Conservatives must remain vigilant, warns David Davis, even if the Opposition are a farceThe forces of Conservatism appear to be rampant. The problem with appearances is that they can be misleading. An election victory that was unexpected to...
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...
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.
Sunday, December 20, 2015
The Bow Group's Senior Research Fellow Nic Conner discusses the Junior Doctors Strike movement and the wider debate on NHS pay and striking on London Live.Watch the debate 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...
Monday, September 21, 2015
Childhood poverty is unacceptable.  From the pure humanitarian perspective no innocent child should be living in substandard conditions, whilst from a harshly capitalist perspective poor children are less likely to grow up into contributing...
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...
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...
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Read the original article at Breitbart London here.Last month I watched the celebrated US economist Paul Krugman explain to 2000 people in Las Vegas why debt doesn’t matter. Despite being at a business focused libertarian conference he convinced a...
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Elections are not principally fought on youth homelessness, and housing featured only cursorily in the most recent election. The Conservative Manifesto for the 2015 election said only that “We have also pioneered the use of social impact bonds and...
Friday, July 24, 2015
One often hears the phrases “soft totalitarianism” or “creeping totalitarianism” used in regards to the modern left and its never-ending crusade for political correctness and “equality”. I think it’s safe to say that said totalitarianism is no...
Monday, June 22, 2015
I was railed against last week for being “homophobic” after suggesting last year at a Christian conference that the “LGBT lobby” had become an overly influential facet of British public life, independent from the reality of the wishes of...
Monday, June 22, 2015
When Rio Ferdinand accused Andy Grey and Richard Keys of having “pre-historic” views on gender equality, as well as contributing to their firing, apparently he was also setting a standard for future, pre-historic reference.The main...
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
IS operates significantly differently from all other terrorist groups that came before it and exist today, and in particular, its forebear, Al Qaeda.The resources enjoyed by IS are the consequence of a successful seizure of land across two countries...
Sunday, May 31, 2015
A beautiful oasis in the midst of the Syrian desert and the crossing point of some of the most important cultures in history, Palmyra’s two-thousand-year-old heritage does not belong only to Syria, it is a gift to the world. From Greek culture...
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Poland has elected a new President. An MEP from the Alliance of European Conservatives and Reformists, Andrzej Duda, received 51.55% of support ahead of Bronislaw Komorowski's 48.45 %, his challenger, according to final results from the election...
Monday, April 27, 2015
As the General Election rapidly approaches, a surprising late arrival in the list of major issues has been social housing.Nobody could deny that Britain has a housing problem: our ever-escalating house prices are caused by an increase in population...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
 The UN Security Council is one of few international institutions that can make binding decisions, and indeed, authorise war (or “use all necessary measures” in the parlance of Security Council Resolutions). It is therefore not surprising that...
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...
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...
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
On 9 March 2015, David Cameron announced that a Conservative Government would open 500 more free schools by 2020, creating 270,000 school places. He argued this demonstrated the Conservatives are the only party to actively encourage the education...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The latest reports bring news of significant successes in the fight against terrorists in the Middle East and Africa. On 13 March, Iraqi soldiers fighting the Islamic State were able to take large swathes of Tikrit; they continue the liberation of...
Thursday, March 26, 2015
So the Leader of the Opposition is not prepared to listen to criticism from any individual who he sees as a tax evader.Recently, Mr Miliband refused to accept criticism from a captain of industry on the grounds that the individual in question had...
Friday, March 20, 2015
A recent spate of terrorist attacks in Albania has drawn virtually no international attention. But the consequences for the country could prove very serious indeed – and for wider Europe2015 did not start well for Europeans following the deadly...

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