Report Launch: Homes for Everyone

The housing challenge is one of the most important issues facing Britain. In a new report, ‘Homes for Everyone’, Chris Philp MP sets out how we can get Britain building and make home ownership the norm for young people. The report includes new research on the scale of the problem, and a series of proposals… View Article

Book Launch: China’s Media in an Emerging World Order

Hugo de Burgh  is Professor of the Study of Journalism and Director of the China Media Centre at the University of Westminster. He is one of a small number of academics who have pioneered the study of the Chinese media outside the Chinese world and his latest book, “China’s Media in an Emerging World Order”, celebrated… View Article

Panel debate: Has austerity run its course?

Ahead of the Budget, Nick Boles MP, John Redwood MP, Robert Colvile and Heather Stewart debate the key economic question of the day: whether Philip Hammond should prioritise deficit reduction or investment. Do the Conservatives have a duty to put prudence above popularity? Or has the time come to loosen the purse strings? And if… View Article

New Generation launch

A wide range of MPs, journalists, commentators, and thinkers on the centre-right joined us at M&C Saatchi to celebrate the launch of the Centre for Policy Studies’ ‘New Generation’ launch. Attendees were welcomed by Lord Saatchi, CPS Chairman, who introduced Amber Rudd, Home Secretary. Rudd welcomed “the start of something really extraordinary” and noted it… View Article

Oliver Letwin publication event

Sir Oliver Letwin has been MP for West Dorset since 1997 and in a career during which he has served in many roles, was most recently the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. His latest book “Hearts and Minds: The Battle for the Conservative Party from Thatcher to Present”, he explains how the central ideas and… View Article

Robert Halfon MP – 1900 Club Lecture

Lecture to the 1900 Club and the Centre for Policy Studies “The Future of Conservatism” Robert Halfon MP Monday 9 October 2017 The Oxford and Cambridge Club Harlow and Workers It is good to be here this evening. I am here not just because of my long friendship with Howard Flight – he is even… View Article

Conservative Party Conference 2017

The Centre for Policy Studies will hold two events at the Conservative Party Conference 2017. CapX, owned and produced by the Centre for Policy Studies, will also be hosting an event. All 3 events will be held in the Pankhurst Suite at the Radisson Hotel, outside the secure zone, so a conference pass is not… View Article

The Sun Tyrant – CPS publication event

On 12 July 2017 JP Floru joined the CPS to discuss his latest book, “The Sun Tyrant”. In the spring of 2016 he joined 3 friends in travelled to North Korea, he didn’t plan to write a book but within days he became mesmerised by the sheer bizarreness of what he witnessed. After introductions from… View Article

2017 Keith Joseph Memorial Lecture

Download the attached file The 2017 Keith Joseph Memorial Lecture “Free Market Anti-Capitalism” Matt Ridley Tuesday 11 July 2017 Institute of Civil Engineers It is a great honour to be invited to give this lecture. My sincere thanks to Maurice and the CPS. I would also like to acknowledge the generous sponsorship of my friend,… View Article

General Election Party 2017

The Centre for Policy Studies hosted an election night party on 8th June 2017. The polls varied, with many predicting a large Conservative majority but some suggested a hung parliament. After introductions from Tim Knox, Director of the CPS, Jeremy Warner, the Telegraph, and Peter Oborne, Daily Mail, gave their thoughts on the Labour and… View Article

Harry Mount: Summer Madness

On Wednesday 5 April 2017 the Centre for Policy Studies hosted a publication event for Harry Mount’s latest book, “Summer Madness: How Brexit Split the Tories, Destroyed Labour and Divided the Country”. Harry Mount is the editor of the Oldie editor and his previous books include Odyssey – Ancient Greece in the Footsteps of Odysseus and Amo, Amas, Amat and All… View Article

Rory Stewart Publication Event

Rory Stewart has been the MP for Penrith and The Border since 2010 and currently serves as a Minister of State for Dfid. Prior to entering Parliament, Rory served in the Armed Forces and was part of the Diplomatic Service.  The Marches follows a walk Rory took with his father Brian along the borderlands of… View Article