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Sunday, June 21, 2020
 "In January 2020, recognising the danger of coronavirus, the Bow Group was the first think tank to call for a comprehensive government response. We called for a lockdown & border closure weeks before it was implemented, in the hope the...
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Frederick Fleet was a 25-year-old lookout on RMS Titanic. At 23:39 on 14 April 1912, Fleet rang the watchout nest's bell three times and then phoned the bridge to announce: "Iceberg! Right Ahead!". At 23:40 the Titanic struck the iceberg. 00:20, the...
Thursday, April 2, 2020
The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak has won many admirers in the political punditry silo with his slick; almost Blair standard addresses to the nation. Like the master himself, the detail behind the Chancellor’s announcements has not lived up to the...
Sunday, March 15, 2020
 Key FactsThe current mortality rate for declared and closed coronavirus cases is 7%*, with 20% developing severe pneumonia*. These figures have been consistent in China & Italy, that have had long-term exposure. Based on...
Friday, January 31, 2020
The Bow Group calls for an emergency public health plan ahead of the arrival of Wuhan Coronavirus Key FactsPandemic models generally see a one month gestation between the first case and global crisis. Coronavirus is currently moving more...
Thursday, January 30, 2020
The Bow Group Calls for HS2 to be ScrappedKey PointsThe Bow Group proposed the HS2 route previously adopted by the Conservative Party in 2010, but since then costs have more than doubled and the benefits have been scaled back.The costs are...
Friday, October 18, 2019
"We were open minded to a new deal and would support any deal that fulfils the terms of the Brexit vote with Britain leaving the EU in full, as well as both the Single Market and Customs Union. This deal does not do that. Serious concerns...
Sunday, September 15, 2019
"The Bow Group is Britain's oldest conservative think tank and the place where Brexit sprang from in the work of senior members like Sir Bill Cash MP and the Maastricht rebels in the late 80s and early 90s. Our members and supporters are extremely...
Saturday, August 24, 2019
 If you believe the mainstream media the only people who voted in the EU referendum were the globetrotting snobs and the xenphobic slobs. The lack of any true analysis to dig into the views from anyone who is not from those conflicting Brexit...
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Why I’m leaving the Conservative PartyIn 2013 I was an intern in the office of a Conservative MP, a wonderful woman who continues to inspire me. As I sat at my desk, I overheard her talking about David Cameron’s plan to redefine marriage. ...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
The Department for Education has published the final version of its guidance for the implementation of compulsory Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) in England’s 24,323 schools, which is to become compulsory in schools from September 2020.https...
Monday, June 10, 2019
The President left the United Kingdom after an immensely successful state visit, having shot down his critics and reaffirmed America’s status as Britain’s closest and most powerful ally.The visit also subtly drew out political realities escape all...
Monday, March 18, 2019
The Good Friday Agreement is contingent on membership of the European Union. That agreement that paves the way for a United Ireland mentions very clearly this enterprise rests on the premise both the UK and RoI are EU members. So when we Brexit this...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
 Germany is a very young country and a very old people. The people do not forget their history. They know that every empire needs a history and where it has been written against them, so it must be corrected. In 1940 the German Army found...
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Why us Brexiteers should not fear May’s dealBy Nic ConnerIf MP’s do not support May’s Deal they are in danger of letting down the mandate the British public set them on 23 June 2016 when Vote Leave won the referendum by a majority. Just under 1...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
The Bow Group & members of the Brexit Advance Coalition call on the Prime Minister to resign immediately "If you are an MP who cannot support Theresa May's Brexit deal, such is its significance, you surely cannot continue to support...
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
The cult of transgenderism has taken a very ugly turn. As a libertarian I consider sexuality, whisky and voting in the same bracket. For adults only and in their own privacy.The LGBT movement more than any have normalised shifting sex and sexuality...
Monday, July 30, 2018
71-75 Shelton StreetCovent GardenLondonWC2H 9JQRt. Hon Matthew Hancock MPSecretary of State for Health and Social CareDepartment of Health and Social Care 39 Victoria Street LondonSW1H 0EU28th July 2018Dear Secretary of State,There have been...
Sunday, June 17, 2018
Misunderstanding - both wilful and otherwise - means that Sir Christopher Chope is being wrongly blamed for blocking popular legislation on upskirting and animal rights. It is understandable that some members of the public have misunderstood...
Sunday, April 29, 2018
Last weekend saw a joint mission to engage in airstrikes on strategic locations in Syria. This campaign was the West’s reaction to the use of chemical weapons, yet again by the Russian backed Assad regime. This mission involved a combined offensive...
Thursday, March 8, 2018
"Endless obsession with ‘special days’ shows we’re becoming more divided and less mature as a country, and men have it tougher anyway."  David Sergeant, Bow Group Culture Fellow• All days based on identity politics should be abolished...
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
In a ‘Woman’s World’, Here’s 5 Ways we can Help Men’. Happy ‘International Women’s day’.Don’t pretend you haven’t been looking forward to it.Who doesn’t enjoy listening to upper-middle class, urban, liberal women howl that they’re just not...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
With the many overlapping conflicts by which the Middle-East is now agitated, it is difficult to find a central leitmotiv to it all. Yet also as events progress, the reality of objective alliances is more visible every day. The Saudi kingdom is less...
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...
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
It is no surprise that the recent referendum in Kurdistan produced a crushing majority in favour of independence; no more is it surprising that the government in Bagdad refused to accept this result or even the principle of a consultation, as it...

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