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Tuesday, December 27, 2016
 Another month goes by, another Islamic supremacist murders Europeans for nothing more than his superior sense of hatred and we Eurosceptics decide that Schengen, obviously, caused this. It didn't. It didn't even make it easier. Schengen has...
Friday, December 23, 2016
 At the start of this year, we saw the coalition’s mid-year review and the release of its audit on progress. Much of the subsequent analysis has inevitably focused on what has not been achieved in the past two and a half years. But how much...
Friday, December 23, 2016
 If asked to describe student politics in a word, ‘conservative’ would likely not be among the first that spring to mind.Most, imagine a student politics defined by its narrow and exclusory spectrum of extreme left opinion, fixated on...
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
 While everyone waits for the Supreme Court’s verdict regarding Parliament’s right to vote on triggering Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon, many are arguing Parliament should also be able to approve or reject the deal for Britain’s future...
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
 Bow Group Research Fellow Dr. Jon Stanley responds to BBC News' article on Marie Stopes abortion servicesThere are moments in history where laws are passed that are seen as progressive and at the same time so perfect they are deemed beyond...
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
 Back in the heady days of the referendum a little note was slipped into Nicola Sturgeon’s pocket and also, handily, into the national press.Vote Leave’s Director in Scotland, Tom Harris, called for something rather shocking. That Scotland...
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
 There have been many calls over the last few years for the return of the Royal Yacht Britannia to service.  This is a tempting prospect, as the existence of a Royal Yacht has a well-established track record of promoting Britain and her...
Monday, December 19, 2016
 Read the original article at Generation ConservativeThe U.K. has traditionally enjoyed a prestigious role as a bridge between the United States and Europe. Its relations with both are nevertheless vulnerable and fragile, and as Britain’s...
Monday, December 19, 2016
 With less than two years to go until the next general election, now is the ideal time to pose the question: if the Conservative Party is a broad church, who is their congregation?By combining all the monthly Political Monitors from April 2012...
Friday, December 16, 2016
 Read the original article at ConservativeHomeIs the European Union prepared to self-harm in order to make Brexit difficult? Might it truly be more interested in deterring states from leaving than in promoting the welfare of its peoples?If so,...
Friday, December 16, 2016
 Bow Group Chairman Ben Harris-Quinney joins an academic panel at the London School of Economics to discuss what the electoral victories of Trump and Brexit signify.Listen to the opening addressListen to the statement on Third Way...
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
 Bow Group Chairman Ben Harris-Quinney speaks at the Warwick Debating Union, arguing in favour of the motion 'This House Supports the Expansion of Grammar Schools'Listen to the opening addressListen to the statement on Public Schools and the...
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
 As a doctor I have thought about this issue quite a bit.  How do you rationalise a need to be respectful to someone who says they are female when every aspect of your scientific teaching tells you this is clearly untrue? The conclusion I...
Thursday, December 8, 2016
 Doing locums in NHS A&E departments is a great way to get an overview of the health service in Britain. Whoever thinks that there is a certain nationwide consistency because, theoretically, all hospitals are part of the same organisation...
Thursday, December 8, 2016
 Only perseverance will pass the grade, Robert Peal on why the Govian reforms must continueEducation may be the only cabinet role where an incoming minister in 2015 will not be encouraged to ‘create more waves’ than their predecessor. As...
Thursday, December 8, 2016
 Read the original article at Generation ConservativeEverybody can agree America has seen an election of the oddest kind for any number of reasons. One of them is the way in which it broke with the usual ideological format of American elections...
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
 The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority's decision to approve mitochondrial transplant to prevent inherited mitochondrial disorders is a welcome one.  Though this has been suggested to create three parent babies the truth is...
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
 Read the original article at Generation ConservativeEarlier today the conservative Baroness Jenkins criticised the male dominant culture of Westminster. In this she was right, however her appeal to the use of quotas and forced equality were...
Monday, December 5, 2016
 Jacob Zenn calls for British military and diplomatic support in the fight against terrorists threatening the largest Commonwealth nation in AfricaAn ally of the UK and US for over 50 years, Nigeria has long been West Africa’s regional...
Monday, December 5, 2016
 Read the original article at Generation ConservativeSomething has gone terribly wrong in politics. It’s not primarily the content that I refer to, but rather the language in which it is being conducted. On the one hand, it often seems entirely...
Friday, December 2, 2016
 Having trained as a surgeon at St George’s Hospital, I was sad to learn that this once proud hospital is in special measures after being rated inadequate by the Care Quality Commission. Its medical school is one of the largest in the UK, and...
Friday, December 2, 2016
 Read the original article at John Redwood's DiaryThe polls say Mr Renzi, the Italian Prime Minister, will lose his referendum. He has been seeking a way to ensure that his party, whose Democrat party  polled just 25% of the vote in the...
Thursday, December 1, 2016
 Conservatives must rediscover and apply authentic conservative principles if we are to win public trust over the NHS, explains Rupert Beale Primum non nocere- first, do no harm - is the foundation of all good medicine; it is also the great...
Thursday, December 1, 2016
 Read the original article at Generation ConservativeWhen the minimum wage first came into effect in April 1999 there were just 2 different rates. £3 an hour for 18 to 21 year olds and £3.60 for anyone 22 or over. While this has evolved every...
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
 Read the original article at The Christian InstituteChristians are facing increased oppression and persecution in the UK, says columnist and former Tory MP Ann Widdecombe. In the wake of the Ashers judgment, which she calls “something of a...

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