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A Defining Moment?

A Defining Moment?

Norman Blackwell - General

In this pamphlet, Norman Blackwell analyses what the Convention on the Future of Europe, set up by the EU Council of Ministers, means for European development.

Resuscitating the NHS: a consultant's view

Resuscitating the NHS: a consultant's view

Maurice Slevin - Public Services

In this paper, consultant Maurice Slevin explains how two reforms to the NHS could dramatically improve patient care and outcomes.

Freedom from Failure

Freedom from Failure

Conor Ryan - Public Services

Former Labour Education Special Adviser, Conor Ryan, investigates the current education system in the UK and how it should be reformed in Freedom from Failure.

Power to Parents

Power to Parents

John Redwood MP - Public Services

In this paper, John Redwood MP explains how allowing funding to follow children in schooling would result in higher teaching staff ratios, and freedom from bureaucracy for schools.

Paralysis or Power? The Centre-Right in the 21st Century

Paralysis or Power? The Centre-Right in the 21st Century

Rupert Darwall - Politics

In this paper, Rupert Darwall explains why a smaller state sector is desirable.

The UK Banking Industry

The UK Banking Industry

Oliver Lodge and Sean Williams - Economy

In this joint report, the authors examine the current state of the UK banking industry and review the findings of the recent Competition Commission report into the industry.

Better Healthcare For All

Better Healthcare For All

Norman Blackwell and Danny Kruger - Public Services

In this initial report of the CPS Health Policy Group, Norman Blackwell and Danny Kruger explore how replacing the monopoly NHS with more patient choice could radically improve healthcare outcomes in the UK.

Statism by Stealth: New Labour, New Collectivism

Statism by Stealth: New Labour, New Collectivism

Martin McElwee and Andrew Tyrie MP - General

In this paper, the authors outline how the Labour party has instituted statism in many areas of public life without people noticing.

Broken Hearts: family decline and the consequences for society

Broken Hearts: family decline and the consequences for society

Jill Kirby - Social Policy

In this paper, Jill Kirby explores the current evidence on family breakdown in the UK, and its effects both for the taxpayer and the good of society.

Beyond the Causes of Crime (The Sixth Keith Joseph Memorial Lecture)

Beyond the Causes of Crime (The Sixth Keith Joseph Memorial Lecture)

Oliver Letwin MP -

MP for West Dorset and Shadow Secretary of State for Home Affairs, Oliver Letwin MP, delivers the sixth Keith Joseph Memorial Lecture on 'Beyond the Causes of Crime.'

Standards and Spelling: dispelling the spending orthodoxy

Standards and Spelling: dispelling the spending orthodoxy

John Marks - Public Services

In this paper, John Marks explains why higher state spending on education is not sufficient to generate good outcomes.

A Policy For Agriculture

A Policy For Agriculture

Sir Richard Packer - General

In this paper Sir Richard Packer explains how the principles of free-trade and market efficiency could result in profoundly positive developments if applied in the agricultural sector.

Welcome to the Asylum: Immigration and Asylum in the UK

Welcome to the Asylum: Immigration and Asylum in the UK

Harriet Sergeant - Social Policy

Our immigration policy is an exercise in wishful thinking. We pretend that we control our borders when we have lost all control. We pretend we act humanely to asylum seekers when we do everything possible to prevent them arriving here legally then behave as if they barely exist or waste their talents. We need a fair, transparent and humane immigration policy. What is happening now is neither fair nor humane and certainly not transparent. Nor does it constitute a policy, either restrictive or open.

A Department for Business: the DTI in the 21st century

A Department for Business: the DTI in the 21st century

Stuart Lyons - Economy

In this report, Stuart Lyons analyses how the DTI could be streamlined in order to focus on the needs of the business community and be more efficient in delivering its services.

A New Conservative Century?

A New Conservative Century?

Anthony Seldon and Peter Snowdon - Politics

This paper provides an account of the recent history of the Conservative party, and outlines a roadmap for returning to government.