Robert Colvile and Daniel Mahoney warn Philip Hammond not let recent economic figures tempt him into ending austerity, the Chancellor has no room for complacency.Read More
The proposed introduction of ID cards for British citizens in 2011 represents only the tip of an iceberg of personal information which the Government is collecting.
‘Apprenticeship’ is an estimable brand, historically valued by employers, attractive to young people and assumed by the wider public to confer a high level of competence.
It can be argued that diplomacy is different from other areas of policy.
IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY, Britain cannot afford to educate its people less well than the best in other countries. We have to educate everyone well, and our most able brains superbly well, if we are to compete globally with educated people from the rest of the developed world and perhaps particularly from the emerging new economies in the east.
Ruth Lea looks at the Lottery Fund and investigates the distribution and funds and its overall organisation in The Larceny of The Lottery Fund. With a foreword by former British Prime Minister, Sir John Major.
This report is a digest of the open, and often personal views of senior figures, including those representing Trade Associations, across the financial services industry.
Lord Saatchi on why the Conservative Party should ditch pragmatism and (re)discover idealism.
The Centre for Policy Studies is facilitating a series of meetings, gathering together Conservatives from all points of view within the Party along with representatives from interested think tanks, to discuss the future of Tory philosophy and strategy.
It cannot be ignorance. Ministers and officials know the score about Britain’s precarious energy supplies. If their failure to act – as distinct from appointing inquiries – is because of complacency, it is risk-taking to the point of recklessness. Many suspect the real reason that prevents them from “selling” the need for nuclear power to safeguard future supplies of electricity at a reasonable cost is political cowardice born of political correctness.
As his time in office lengthens, Gordon Brown appears increasingly proud about his achievements as Chancellor of the Exchequer. At the same time, he is happy to denigrate the performance of his rivals and predecessors. But how sustainable are the Chancellor’s claims?
Britain became a democracy in the twentieth century, but in the twenty-first it still retains a Parliament more appropriate for the nineteenth. While politics has changed out of all recognition, in many respects Parliament looks and feels as it did at its Bagehotian zenith: impressive, authoritative, gothic, labyrinthine.
This introductory guide explains the main aspects of the European Union (EU or “Union”) up to and including the draft European Constitution (or “Constitution” ). The guide emphasises the economic and business aspects, but other issues are covered – albeit in less detail.
The government wants Britain to have a written constitution. It has not been drafted here and was not requested by Parliament or the people. Once in place it will take precedence over all British laws and constitutional practices. It will not be amendable except by the consent of others. This is the European Constitution.