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Thursday, January 5, 2017
 Read the original article at ConservativeHome“Electoral fraud that would disgrace a banana republic,” was how the presiding judge described the postal vote abuse in Birmingham in 2005. With respect, m’lud, it was no such thing. I say this with...
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...
Thursday, July 28, 2016
 "As a nation that leads the way in conservation, it is our duty to do what we can to protect the polar bear. As a Conservative Government, our commitment to the species was explicitly stated in our General Election manifesto, and it is...
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
 A new report out today, written by Rohan Seth, calls for economic policies in the UK to be framed through the use of percentage, rather than penny.The paper argues that penny (p) is a historical tradition inherited during William Pitt the...
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...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Read the full article on lifezetteThe European Union may be headed toward collapse as nations begin to withdraw from the Schengen Agreement — the treaty that abolished internal European borders — under the strain of the Muslim migrant onslaught....
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Read our latest press release on the Junior Doctor's Strike below: Tuesday's Doctor's strike could cause hundreds of deaths, will cost millions and is a ploy by the BMA to distract the public and politicians from the real harms to the...
Thursday, November 19, 2015
The Bow Group has published a new report on the UK housing market, proposing radical restrictions on the foreign purchase of UK homes in order to restrain price inflation.Daniel Valentine, author of the report, says:Building more houses, despite...
Monday, October 19, 2015
"Tax Credit cuts could damage Britain’s entrepreneurial economy and the Conservative Party’s claim to be the workers party". - Bow Group Social Affairs Fellow Nic ConnerThe Bow Group today releases a briefing paper "Credit Where it's Due?" looking...
Sunday, October 11, 2015
The Bow Group today calls on the Government to focus transport funding on re-establishing closed rail links, in order to increase rail capacity, provide greater links around the country, and regenerate rural communities.Their new report, Reviving...
Friday, September 11, 2015
The Bow Group today calls on the Government to rethink its plans for the funding of long-term care for the elderly, focusing funding on those with the greatest need.The author, Dr Jonathan Stanley, an NHS medical doctor, demonstrates how the...
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...
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
A report released today calls for a diplomatic offensive on Russia in a bid to arrest the implosion of Ukraine, and estimates the potential cost of sanctions against Russia to the West as being over $700bn.Russia must be involved in negotiating a...
Friday, July 31, 2015
 The Bow Group, the UK’s oldest conservative supporting think-tank, today calls on the Government to re-think the way in which the 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) is to be developed, in favour of an extended...
Thursday, July 16, 2015
The Bow Group today calls on the Government to reject the Davies Commission’s proposals for a third runway at Heathrow airport, in favour of revisiting proposals for an airport in the Thames Estuary.The new paper, authored by Adam Afriyie, the...
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
 Donald Trump has hit the top of most polls in the US for the GOP nomination, whether you like it or not, he is now one of the front runners to be the Republican Candidate for President in 2016.Most people, at least in the UK, will struggle to...
Monday, June 22, 2015
The Bow Group, the UK’s oldest conservative think-tank, today calls on European leaders to adopt the Australian maritime immigration policy of stopping the boats that bring thousands of migrants across the Mediterranean each week.A new research...
Sunday, June 21, 2015
The Bow Group has released a policy paper, "Five practical steps for innovation in the NHS and wider healthcare", by Atula Abeysehera.Our five step policy recommendations are not radical, but they are incremental innovations.We are confident...
Monday, May 25, 2015
Read the artcle at Breitbart London.Two supposedly landmark political events have occurred on the island of Ireland this week.Both were greeted with an element of surprise and excitement and were hailed as great victories for the “progressive...
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...
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
The 2010 Conservative Manifesto included commitments to:- Support the strongest protection for endangered species and work to protect vital habitats from destruction;- Tackle the smuggling and illegal trade in wildlife through the new Border Police...
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 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...
Friday, August 29, 2014
 In October 2011, Rt Hon David Cameron MP told journalists that we should consider a tax on unhealthy foods in Britain. So how realistic is it?Britain is on the edge of an obesity crisis. England has the highest obesity rate in Europe and one...

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