Top Stories Online

Today’s stories from and about the CPS, as well as some of the most interesting articles seen online chosen by @LewisCPS.


  • Lewis James Brown, Web 2.0 Manager of the CPS, has listed some of the key dates for the Republicans in the build up to the 2012 US Presidential election – ‘Key GOP 2012 dates for your diary’
  • Matthew Sinclair, Director of The Taxpayers’ Alliance, writes for The Spectator and builds on research carried out by CPS Head of Economic Research Ryan Bourne – ‘Executive pay: don’t believe the headlines’ (Saturday)
  • Former CPS Director Ruth Lea authored an article on Sunday for Conservative Home on the relationships between the UK, the EU and the Commonwealth – ‘Ruth Lea: As the EU squabbles, the Commonwealth looks even more enticing’
  • A proposal to provide caesarean sections on demand on the NHS is 60 years overdue, argues CPS Research Fellow Cristina Odone for the Telegraph – ‘Childbirth finally leaves the Stone Age’
  • CPS Board member Fraser Nelson of The Spectator on the birth of the seven billionth human – ‘7 billion and onwards’
  • See also – ‘The wisdom of Eurosceptic crowds’ (Sunday)
  • CPS Advisory Council member Tim Montgomerie of Conservative Home writes on the Mainstream Conservatism project – ‘The economic policy we have and the economic policy we need’
  • Also See – ‘Dangerous distance opens up between Cameron and the country, party and centre right press on Europe’


Top Links

  • A three-pronged plan to revive Britain’s economy (David Cameron, Financial Times [£])
  • EU in bid to veto UK bank reform (Juliet Samuel, City AM)
  • Why we need to defend the City against the Financial Transaction Tax (Janice Atkinson-Small for Mail Online)
  • Why France – Not Greece or Italy – Will Decide the Fate of the Euro (Time)
  • Nick Clegg keeps getting Europe wrong (Douglas Carswell)
  • The powers that be (Paul Waugh for Ethos)
  • Britain’s universities need real reform (Allister Heath, City AM)
  • Michael Gove: Stop the whingeing and get teaching (Evening Standard)
  • Liam Fox: media ‘made a meal’ of relationship with Adam Werritty (Telegraph)
  • If tomorrow’s growth figures disappoint, Plan B will be a step closer, whatever David Cameron says (Daniel Knowles, Telegraph)
  • Unprecedented growth of 1.3 per cent needed for OBR to meet its projection (Left Foot Forward)
  • John Mann MP makes a stand against the antisemitism on display on Wall Street (John Mann MP for The Commentator)
  • Mitt Romney Limits National Media Exposure With Frontrunner Strategy (Michael Calderone, Huffington Post)
  • Back to the USSR (Julia Pettengill in Standpoint)



The CPS is not responsible for the content of external links, nor does it necessarily endorse the opinions contained within.

Date Added: Monday 31st October 2011