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Where now for US Republicans and conservatives?

Anglo-American relations series: reflections on the Presidential election and a US view on the Eurozone crisis Tuesday 11th December, 2012 The CPS is hosting a round-table lunch to discuss the fall-out from the recent US Presidential election, which saw President Obama re-elected for a second term. What can the world expect from the President this time… View Article

Douglas Carswell MP: The End of Politics and the Birth of iDemocracy

The Centre for Policy Studies presents a book launch THE END OF POLITICS AND THE BIRTH OF iDEMOCRACY By Douglas Carswell MP It is over. The Big Government way of doing things, argues Carswell, is coming to an end. For too long, Western governments have grown too big, living beyond their means – and ours…. View Article

The Margaret Thatcher Lecture – Charles Moore

The Centre for Policy Studies and Bloomberg present The Margaret Thatcher Lecture  CHARLES MOORE The EU vs The Nation State: Who’s Winning Charles Moore has been editor of The Spectator (1984-90), the Sunday Telegraph (1992-5) and The Daily Telegraph (1995-2003). He is the authorised biographer of Margaret Thatcher and continues to write for The Spectator… View Article

The Great Debate – ‘In neglecting British values, the Conservatives have gone wrong’

On Tuesday 16th October Peter Hitchens and Hugo Rifkind debate the motion ‘In neglecting British values, the Conservatives have gone wrong’ in partnership with the Cambridge University Conservative Association.   Venue: the Winstanley Lecture Theatre, Cambridge University Time: 8pm start

Mark Garnier MP: Reforming the Banking Industry

The Centre for Policy Studies and the 1900 Club present MARK GARNIER MP member of the Treasury Select Committee REFORMING THE BANKING INDUSTRY To read the full text of the speech click here. 

Why new atomic plant must be a Coalition priority

Speakers:  John Hayes MP, Minister of State Dept for Energy & Climate Change Tony Lodge, CPS Author The Atomic Clock Alexey Kalinin, Head of International Business, Rosatom, Russia’s state atomic energy corporation Stephen Tindale, Co-founder, Climate Answers and former Executive Director of Greenpeace UK        Sponsored by Lord Vinson Tuesday 9 October at 13.00 Novotel… View Article

QE and Economic Growth – can you have one without the other?

Conservative Party Conference 2012 – QE and Economic Growth – can you have one without the other? Speakers:                     Andrea Leadsom MP, Member of Treasury Select CommitteeFraser Nelson, Editor The Spectator Otto Thoresen, Director General Association of British Insurers George Trefgarne, CPS Author Quantitative Easing: Lessons from… View Article

The UK and the EU: Cutting the Knot

Conservative Party Conference – The UK and the EU: Cutting the Knot with David Heathcoat-Amory Monday 8 October at 18.15 at Novotel Hotel, 70 Broad St, Birmingham.  A book launch and speech by former Conservative MP David Heathcoat-Amory. Politicians often talk of renegotiating our relationship with the EU, but what does this mean? David Heathcoat-Amory… View Article

Cuts work: The case of Estonia

Faced with shrinking revenues and an economic crisis in 2008, the IMF forecast that Estonia would have a budget deficit of more than 10% of GDP in 2009 on unchanged policies. But with Mr. Jürgen Ligi taking the helm at the Ministry of Finance in June 2009, the government cut spending drastically. Keeping taxes on… View Article

A Capitalism for the people – Professor Luigi Zingales

The Italian-born economist Luigi Zingales arrived in the United States in the 1980s, and embraced the American commitment to capitalism. But he believes the economic events of the past decade, combined with the actions of politicians from both left and right, have undermined capitalism’s reputation. In his recent book, A Capitalism for the People, Zingales warns… View Article

Nicholas Wapshott – Keynes Hayek: The Clash That Defined Modern Economics

The Centre for Policy Studies presents an evening with Nicholas Wapshott author of ‘Keynes Hayek: The Clash That Defined Modern Economics‘. As the stock market crash of 1929 plunged the world into turmoil, two men emerged with competing claims on how to restore balance to economies gone awry. John Maynard Keynes, the mercurial Cambridge economist,… View Article

There is an alternative: Why the government needs a growth policy

Read the speech here.  Former foreign office minister and Conservative party leadership candidate David Davis gave a key note speech at the Chartered Accountants’ Hall in conjunction with The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). The speech was themed ‘There is an alternative: why the government needs a growth policy and how to… View Article

Book Launch: Among the Hoods by Harriet Sergeant

16th July 2012  Among the Hoods describes Harriet Sergeant’s friendship with a teenage gang, and in particular the gang leader Tuggy Tug. This began when Harriet was researching her Centre for Policy Studies report on why so many black Caribbean and white working class boys are being failed. Over the next three years, Harriet became… View Article

Friedman at 100

July 2012 sees the 100th anniversary of Milton Friedman’s birth. To mark this occasion, the Centre for Policy Studies organised a celebratory event in the City of London on the evening of Tuesday 3 July. The evening comprised a panel event, with speakers asked to focus individually on Friedman’s three interlinked, but separate legacies: his contribution… View Article

Policy Forum Lunch: Steve Webb MP

Policy forum lunch with Pensions Minister Steve Webb MP. This event is limited attendance only.  For more details contact Jenny Nicholson, [email protected], 0207 222 44 88

Eurozone capital imbalances: Target2 and potential currency break-up

Huw Pill, Chief European Economist at Goldman Sachs Eurozone capital imbalances: Target2 and potential currency break-up At 57 Tufton Street, London, SW1P 3QL – Tuesday 19th June, 2012 12.45pm for 1pm-2pm Huge capital flight from the Southern European states in recent years has led to an expansion of Target2 credits  – liabilities for Southern states to… View Article

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