Laws covering both political campaigning and the structure and transparency of government must be changed to restore public faith in democracy, according to a new report by Matt Warman MP that argues both the appearance and the reality of government must change to address real public concerns about a crisis of confidence in democracy.
New polling shows public awareness of and faith in elected officials is appallingly low, fuelling a feeling of powerlessness that risks damaging mainstream politics. It clearly sets out the problems facing politicians who need to engage the public in their ideas if they are to truly govern by consent.
Following reports of proposed spending increases of 4% every year for the NHS, Robert Colvile, CPS Director, has written to Conservative MPs to voice the CPS' concern that the need for NHS reform is being overlooked.
The Centre for Policy Studies today publishes a landmark collection of policy essays, ‘New Blue: Ideas for a New Generation’, from rising stars of the 2015 & 2017 intakes of Tory MPs and other fresh voices.
New polling by YouGov for the Centre for Policy Studies has provided the best insight yet into how young voters actually feel about politics, and fascinating new detail on the issues they most care about.
A major new report by Havant MP Alan Mak, published by the Centre for Policy Studies, proposes ambitious reforms to the NHS, shedding paper, pagers and fax machines to create a fully digital NHS that will help patients take control of their treatment.