Research

Sunday, June 11, 2017
At what point do shock election results become expected? The past 12 months has seen a raft of unexpected results, all apparently beyond prediction.One analysis that would have predicted them all however is the view, in the UK and US at least, that...
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
With Trump’s recent decision to withdraw from the Treaty of Paris on climate, the Left is even more than before in a monopoly over the cause of defending Earth’s natural environment. In fact, nationalists and conservatives should wrench away this...
Sunday, June 4, 2017
Last week, Donald Trump’s visit to the Orient was remarkable by its conformity and continuity with previous American policy. Notably, he included in his Israeli press conference a repeat of the traditional diplomatic line that Israel is an important...
Friday, June 2, 2017
The Bow Group's Health Research Fellow Dr Jon Stanley has written to NHS Chief Executive Simon Stevens calling for urgent clarity over the impact of Labour's bank holiday proposals which we project will result in a 2% cut to NHS manpower. Dear...
Thursday, June 1, 2017
The bien pensants of the liberal media establishment have, in the wake of the tragedy in Manchester, impressed upon us how important it is that we 'act as if nothing happened', because, supposedly, that's how we win. Their sub-intellectual,...
Thursday, June 1, 2017
One would think from France’s recent election that the current wave of nationalism has been stopped at the French dyke. Recall the collective sigh of relief breathed by the press and all those who were certain they had avoided a return of fascism (...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Read the original article at the Daily ExpressAs Chairman of Britain's oldest conservative think tank, I have seen more than my fair share of policies. I can honestly say the the social care reforms proposed in the Conservative Party manifesto last...
Friday, May 19, 2017
Bow Group contributor George Appleyard looks in detail at changes necessary to carry the function of Britain's Upper House of Parliament, after concisely explaining the history of that body.Notably, he explores three areas of change:- First, it is...
Monday, May 15, 2017
Where would our nation be, at this very moment, had UKIP never existed?For a start, the Cameron-Osbourne dream-team of liberal infiltration would still be at the helm of our Conservative party. What’s more, they’d still be struggling electorally....
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
David Sergeant argues:- Despite some people's beliefs, cannabis does real harm to most of those who use it.- Cannabis does lead to usage of more extreme drugs.- The potential revenue from legal cannabis is not worth the social and human cost.-...
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Not so long ago I placed a bet on there being a general election before 2020 and I have now doubled my money. My prediction was that there would almost certainly be a point during Brexit when the Prime Minister would need a greater majority than...
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Does anyone remember Maria Hutchings? Poor, poor Maria. She was the lady that suffered the bitterest of defeats at the Eastleigh by-election in 2013. As the Tory candidate, she came third.Unfortunately for her, she was caught up  (or - more...
Friday, March 17, 2017
This week the Prime Minister spurned Nicola Sturgeon's advances on a second independence referendum with the one of the worst arguments to moderation, "Not tonight dear, it's not the time".  This has immediately opened up the question as to...
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Why we MUST fight the Leftist thought police banning free speech from our universitiesABOUT twice a month, I travel the length and breadth of our country to speak on university campuses.Unlike the American university circuit this doesn't come with...
Thursday, February 9, 2017
DAVID Beckham is absolutely right. The British honours system is bankrupt.Arise Raffaele Claudio Carbosiero MBE, for services to the hair of David Cameron. The honour to the ex-PM’s hairdresser along with a litany of his other pro EU...
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Read the original article at the Daily ExpressI spent the last month in the United States, watching what is at least the greatest show in democracy: the inauguration of the American President.This show was bigger and greater than many of those that...
Thursday, January 19, 2017
 Most of the debate about what the Conservative Party needs to do to win an overall majority at future General Elections focuses on policy and message - and rightly so: even without an organisation on the ground, parties with an attractive...
Thursday, January 19, 2017
 Read the original article at Generation Conservative“Words can inspire. And words can destroy. Choose yours well” - Robin Sharma“Handle them carefully, for words have more power than atom bombs” - Pearl Strachan HurdOn 19 November 2012,...
Thursday, January 19, 2017
 Read the original article at ConservativeHomeRegular readers will know that this is a Helvetophile column. I love pretty much everything about Switzerland: its courteous people, its frosty peaks, its regular referendums, its extreme localism...
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
 We don't need no education. We don't need no thought control. No dark sarcasm in the courtroom. Wales, leave those parents alone. Efforts by paternalists in Cardiff to ban smacking are as ironic as they absurd because they conclude that...
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
 You wait for by-elections and then two come along at once. Copeland will be very interesting and given the issues close to my heart, I have contacted CCHQ to put my name forward as a candidate. This article is my unsubtle pitch to be Copeland'...
Monday, January 16, 2017
 Back in March of this year, Chancellor George Osborne rose in the House of Commons to deliver his annual budget. Over the next 45 minutes or so, he used the word “aspiration” eleven times (in 2011 it was only used twice), and three of those...
Monday, January 16, 2017
 Read the original article at Generation ConservativeAs an opponent of an elected upper house it is often difficult to defend the Lords’ unelected nature when Prime Ministers make feckless appointments. The Lords after all has its entire...
Sunday, January 15, 2017
 Over the past months and especially with the assassination of Russia’s ambassador to Ankara, commentators have been surprised at the resilience of the alliance between Turkey and Russia, which have historically been more foes than friends....
Saturday, January 14, 2017
 Crisis, crisis, oh the humanity, it's unprecedented I tell you, the roof is caving in, urgent care is broken...actually none of this is true. The NHS is doing its job as a state monopsony, reducing spending to the absolute minimum as defined...

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