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Friday, November 10, 2017
Considering last June’s election centred largely on the ongoing negotiations with the European Union over Britain’s departure from it, it would be normal to think the balance of power in the House having been changed and that similarly negotiations...
Friday, October 27, 2017
"For too long universities in Britain have been taking both taxpayer's and students' money and giving them an extremely skewed view of the world. It's utterly disengenuos; investigating this problem does not curtail free speech, it promotes it...
Sunday, October 1, 2017
1st October 2017PRESS RELEASEOn the eve of Conservative Party Conference, Bow Group calls for Grassroots Revolution"The only way to regain momentum and achieve majority government is to reinvigorate the party from within with...
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
AT LONG LAST we have seen the first draft of the Great Repeal Bill. It was always going to be sport deciphering the jargon and legalese and sure enough it was worth the patience.There is a poison pill in the bill that prevents automatic devolution...
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,...
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...
Friday, December 30, 2016
 Read the original article at John Redwood's DiaryA successful government needs a vision. It also needs to decide which are the main steps it should take to show progress towards its vision. It can only fight a limited number of battles...
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...
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...
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...
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
 Education, alongside healthcare and law and order, has always been regarded as one of the great pillars of British society. Yet this pillar is beginning to crack. Many would argue that our educational system has long been on a downward spiral...
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
 Here we are again at the start of week with the SNP pushing against a wall to stop themselves from falling over. The EEA is now the SNP's favourite plaything because I suspect they don't know what it means. They need it because I've...
Monday, November 28, 2016
 Traditional teaching is essential for improving social mobility, says Jane KellyFor the Left, the failure of British people to better themselves, rather than live on benefits, can be blamed on the existence of the Bullingdon Club. Over the...
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
 One thing can be inferred with certainty from the Referendum: according to most British citizens, Brexit is an opportunity. An unrealised one—we may add, at least for the time being. As with all unrealised opportunities, Brexit is the promise...
Monday, October 24, 2016
 Withdrawing from the EU to get tough on immigration isn’t dog-whistle politics, says Francis Hallinan. It’s common senseEighty million people travel through Heathrow every year, and at peak times planes land every thirty two seconds. The...
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
 Conservative councils can lead the way in innovation, says Francis DavisOn 20th November, the first think tank for the South will be launched from Winchester, that great city of Wessex. The new ‘Southern Policy Centre’ will welcome MPs,...
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
 Dominic Grieve on why the present human rights’ framework should be reformed, not binnedAs I write this article, we are twenty four hours from the Scottish referendum with its profound consequences for our constitutional future. Whatever the...
Friday, September 23, 2016
 Following the 76th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain and our commemoration event, the Bow Group calls for Polish RAF contributions at the Battle of Britain to be memorialised in central London and included on the national education...
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...

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