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Thursday, December 7, 2017
Who would have thought that wars of secession were not a thing of the past in Europe? The events in Spain are here to remind us that no epoch is an island and rarely do the mechanics of history cease to apply.Luckily for Spain, it doesn’t seem...
Thursday, November 30, 2017
"We have heard enough from the remain camp as to what they would be willing to accept from a deal with the EU, Brexiteers in Parliament need to lay down what their absolute red lines are in any deal and fight for the Brexit the British people voted...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Bow Group Calls for Urgent Action to Avert Rape & Sexual Abuse Crisis  The Bow Group publishes a research paper "In Britain's Self-Defence" today, calling for the Government to address the rising numbers of rape and sexual abuse incidents...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Hungary’s tax system is an example the UK should followNo politician in the UK dare run on a platform of drastic, universal tax reduction. It’s the quick and easy route to pillory from both sides.But our politicians could learn valuable lessons by...
Friday, July 28, 2017
The decision of Charlie's parents to discontinue their legal case that has been well publicized and is heartbreaking for all who have followed this, but especially for them.There has been strong language and sentiment expressed during this case...
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
There is something very odd about how the drama over Euratom is unfolding. This is based on a profound ignorance of what nuclear technology involves.Put simply. Uranium atoms pulled apart create a lot of energy and a bit of radioactive ash.If we...
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...
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...
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...
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.-...
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...

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