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Second Amongst Equals

Second Amongst Equals

Tessa Keswick - General

Tessa Keswick argues for a radical reform in the recent Conservative Party attitude to women in the report, 'Second Amongst Equals.'

Can self-government survive? Britain and the European Union

Can self-government survive? Britain and the European Union

Nevil Johnson - Constitution & Democracy

In this paper, Nevil Johnson seeks to look again at the peculiar challenges that the evolution of the EU presents to a nation like Britain which remains for the most part doubtful about the onward march to ‘ever closer union.

Nice and After: The EU Treaty and Associated Issues

Nice and After: The EU Treaty and Associated Issues

Brian Hindley - Constitution & Democracy

In this paper, Briain Hindley examines the implications of the EU Treaty of Nice.

Nice and Beyond: The Parting of the Ways

Nice and Beyond: The Parting of the Ways

Christopher Booker - Constitution & Democracy

In this paper, Christopher Booker examines the implications of the Treaty of Nice.

Freedom for Schools

Freedom for Schools

Sean Williams - Public Services

Member of the Number 10 Policy Unit from 1995 - 1997, Sean Williams looks at the current education system and recommends ways in which the leadership of schools can have the freedom and authority to run them as they like best, while also remaining accountable to the public.

Towards

Towards "A Treaty of Commerce": Euroland and NAFTA Compared

Keith Marsden -

Economics Consultant Keith Marsden compares and contrasts the benefits of the North American Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and members of the European Monetray Union (Euroland) in the report, Towards "A Treaty of Commerce".

The Price of Peace: an analysis of British policy in Northern Ireland

The Price of Peace: an analysis of British policy in Northern Ireland

Michael Gove - General

In this paper, Michael Gove re-examines the 'peace process' in Northen Ireland.

Mr Blair's Poodle

Mr Blair's Poodle

Andrew Tyrie MP - Constitution & Democracy

In this paper, Andrew Tyrie MP outlines how Parliament could be strengthened to more effectively hold the executive to account.

What are special education needs?

What are special education needs?

John Marks -

Since the 1970s, there has been a substantial growth in arrangements set up to look after pupils identified as having Special Educational Needs (or “SEN”). This has been accompanied by a rising tide of superficially persuasive rhetoric – emanating from a large special needs lobby and speaking a language which is often ambiguous but which gives the appearance of being compassionate.

Leviathan at Large

Leviathan at Large

Martin McElwee and Andrew Tyrie MP - Economy

In this paper, the authors explore the regulatory framework put forward by Labour for the financial services industry.

Home Pages: A New Agenda for the Next Government (Sir Keith Joseph Memorial Lecture)

Home Pages: A New Agenda for the Next Government (Sir Keith Joseph Memorial Lecture)

Sir William Robert Ferdinand Mount - Politics

Former Head of the Policy Unit in 10 Downing Street during 1982-3, Ferdinand Mount delivers the Sir Keith Joseph Memorial Lecture on a new agenda for the home government.

The Five Per Cent Solution

The Five Per Cent Solution

Keith Marsden -

In this paper, Keith Marsden examines Tony Blair's decision to increase real terms health funding by 5 per cent per year.

The First Modernisers

The First Modernisers

Matthew d'Ancona -

To celebrate 25 years of the CPS, board member Matthew d'Ancona examines the legacy of the think-tank and its breadth of output.

Conservative Women

Conservative Women

Tessa Keswick, Rosemary Pockley and Angela Guillaume -

Tessa Keswick, Rosemary Pockley and Angela Guillaume discuss the role of women in today's Conservative Party, and how the leadership must act now in order to win back the women's vote in Conservative Women.

Kosovo Law and Diplomacy

Kosovo Law and Diplomacy

Mark Littman -

In this paper, QC Mark examines the legal underpinnings surrounding the Kosovo issue.