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In the past few decades, environmental protection has increasingly become a justification for intervention by the state at all levels (local, regional, national, international). In nearly all cases, such intervention is not the most effective, efficient or equitable means of addressing environmental problems – and can even be counterproductive.
Lord Palmerston said the Schleswig-Holstein question was so complicated only three people understood it. One was dead, the second had gone mad, the third, Palmerston himself, had forgotten. Much the same could be said of the financing of local government in Britain.
President Clinton made the opening gambit – a smart Left to Right move praising profit, tax breaks, the market economy. Tony Blair copied the move.
A MANIFESTO is more than a collection of policies. It should set out the principles on which the governance of the country will be based, and should show how the policies that are advocated are rooted in those values.
I recommend this pamphlet to everyone who is concerned about the fate of Britain and how it is governed. I ask you to put aside all your usual prejudice for the 30 minutes or so it takes to scan its content and consider its implications and arguments at face value.
POLITICS CAN BE UNPREDICTABLE as I discovered last March.
I have no direct interest in the future health of the Conservative Party. My allegiance is to Labour; more accurately, to Tony Blair. But it is precisely because of that allegiance that I now also have an interest in the Conservative Party’s health.
Political Analyst Richard North investigates the integration of the UK armed forces with those of the European Union, and the detrimental effect it would have on UK-US relations in his report, The Wrong Side of the Hill. With a foreword by Major-General Julian Thompson, the Commander of the British Armed Forces during the 1982 Falklands War.
This pamphlet first discusses cosmopolitan morality, that is the morality of both interpersonal behaviour and that of states towards persons. It then considers at greater length the morality of the behaviour of states towards each other.
The programme of policies set out in this paper is driven by a vision of Britain as a prosperous, free, global trading nation – a nation of small government, but wide horizons.
In this paper, Rupert Darwall explains why a smaller state sector is desirable.
This paper provides an account of the recent history of the Conservative party, and outlines a roadmap for returning to government.
In this pamphlet, Gawain Towler explains why Conservative membership of the EPP in the European Parliament is not in the interests of Britain or the increasingly eurosceptic party.
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.