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Offering the Young a Good Deal

Offering the Young a Good Deal

Daniel Mahoney - Politics

The General Election showed a huge inter-generational divide with Corbyn's Labour being more popular than the Conservatives up to age 49. How should the Conservatives respond?

Who will fix London's housing crisis?

Who will fix London's housing crisis?

Daniel Mahoney - Politics

Ahead of the London mayoral elections both Sadiq Khan and Zac Goldsmith have pledged to boost housing supply. However, it is likely that building over the next four years will fall far short of the 50,000 new homes needed annually in the Capital.

The Poodle Bites Back: Select Committees and the Revival of Parliament

The Poodle Bites Back: Select Committees and the Revival of Parliament

Andrew Tyrie - Politics

Andrew Tyrie MP, Chairman of the Treasury Select Committee, argues that despite the ‘anti-politics’ mood in the UK, the House of Commons is achieving notable success in reforming itself into a more effective institution.

The Red Herring of Departmental Cuts

The Red Herring of Departmental Cuts

Adam Memon & Tim Knox - Politics

Conservative plans for departmental spending cuts are only half those implied by the OBR

Answering the West Lothian Question

Answering the West Lothian Question

Andrew Tyrie MP - Politics

Andrew Tyrie MP urges the government to finally answer the West Lothian Question.

The 2013 Keith Joseph Memorial Lecture

The 2013 Keith Joseph Memorial Lecture

Michael Gove MP - Politics

Michael Gove MP delivered the 2014 Keith Joseph Memorial Lecture.

Simplified Planning: the need for sunset clauses

Simplified Planning: the need for sunset clauses

Keith Boyfield and Inna Ali - Politics

Keith Boyfield and Inna Ali on why the planning system needs to be made simpler.

The Quest For Change And Renewal

The Quest For Change And Renewal

Tim Morgan - Politics

Tim Morgan argues that an ideological vision is essential if public support is to be secured for the major reforms needed for economic revival.

The New Good Council Guide: Part One

The New Good Council Guide: Part One

STEPHEN GREENHALGH - Politics

After 38 years in opposition, the Conservatives won a strong mandate for positive change in the Hammersmith and Fulham Council elections in May 2006.

Conservatives in Birmingham

Conservatives in Birmingham

DAVID WILLETTS - Politics

Many people believe that the Conservative Party has never before held its annual conference in Birmingham

Enemy of the People

Enemy of the People

MAURICE SAATCHI - Politics

The charges against these defendants are brought in the name of the people of the United Kingdom

Labour and the Trade Unions: An analysis of a symbiotic relationship

Labour and the Trade Unions: An analysis of a symbiotic relationship

Jonathan Djangoly MP and Alan Duncan MP - Politics

The Labour Government has, since 1997, made much of its “businessfriendly” credentials.

The Localism Papers 3 The local environment

The Localism Papers 3 The local environment

Direct Democracy - Politics

In the past few decades, environmental protection has increasingly become a justification for intervention by the state at all levels (local, regional, national, international). In nearly all cases, such intervention is not the most effective, efficient or equitable means of addressing environmental problems – and can even be counterproductive.

The cost of the London Mayor

The cost of the London Mayor

Victoria Borwick - Politics

Lord Palmerston said the Schleswig-Holstein question was so complicated only three people understood it. One was dead, the second had gone mad, the third, Palmerston himself, had forgotten. Much the same could be said of the financing of local government in Britain.