Postponement: Hancock Small Business Event

With sincere apologies for such short notice, we regret that today's event with Matt Hancock MP, Minister of State for Business, Enterprise and Energy will not take place.  

Because of the Government reshuffle, it was decided at the last moment that Mr Hancock's new responsibilities mean he will have to go to Brussels today, 22 July, to represent the British Government at meetings.

He sends sincere apologies and we and the City of London would like to add our apologies. The meeting will be rearranged in the autumn and we shall be in touch about the new date.

 

Recent Publication - Working Systems: Towards Safer NHS Nursing by Dr. Tony Hockley

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NHS failings, including many which affect the day to day care of sick people, have been all too prominent in the UK. They have raised serious concerns about the standards of care in our hospitals and led to a number of official inquiries and recommendations. They have prompted questions about the structures for accountability, the system for investigating concerns and, not least, staffing levels.

July Event: The Financial Services, the EU and the UK: What Principles for Re-negotiation?   ​

On Thursday 10th July, Jacob Rees-Mogg MP, Dr Gerard Lyons & Barney Reynolds​ gave the second lecture in Politeia's 2014 series, The UK and the EU: What principles should guide re-negotiation?

The prime minister has prioritised the renegotiation of Britain's relationship with the EU. He has also made clear that he intends to reduce the EU's burdens on Britain and limit the boundaries for EU interference and regulations. Britain's financial services will be a central theme in the renegotiation.

July 2014 Event: The Long - Term Economic Plan with The Rt Hon Oliver Letwin MP

On Tuesday 1st July, The Rt Hon Oliver Letwin MP, Minister of State for Government Policy gave the Politeia's Summer Address: The Long-Term Economic Plan

As Britain’s economy begins to recover, there are questions about the long term direction of economic policy.

Highlights from the Blog

A Question of Identity

On the 5th June this year, the Conservatives held Newark in a tough by-election fight. But the results show that voters are switching in their thousands to UKIP. Professor Tim Congdon CBE explains that though the newcomer may seem brash, its goal is noble. It will now be for the prime minister to clarify the status of Britain vis-a-vis the EU.

A Common Market of Sovereign Nations

As the EU institutions regroup in Brussels in the wake of the European Parliamentary elections, Professor David Abulafia explains that a Common Market is one thing, whereas a United States of Europe is another. 

The Sceptical Majority

The central message of the UK's European election is not UKIP’s success at the expense of the older parties. Rather, says Sheila Lawlor, the odds are that the elections will show this country to back the sceptics by a good margin.

Who’s Heading for the Fast Lane? The Emerging Multi-Speed Global Economy

The Eurozone growth figures for early 2014 remain stubbornly low at 2 per cent. But, says Dr Gerard Lyons, the global economy is not all gloom and the UK is 'starting to motor'​. Germany is growing and the Eurozone can act to stimulate demand.

Britain and Europe - Short term fix or long term relationship?

As voters across the European Union prepare to vote for their MEPs on 22nd May, many eyes will focus on Britain. If the Conservatives are returned to power in 2015, the UK will renegotiate the relationship with Europe. What should be Britain's aim and what course should she follow? What framework will best reflect the concerns of people in this country? The distinguished lawyer, Martin Howe QC considers how the Constitutional Framework for a Future Settlement could be framed.

Free to Compete!

Governments worldwide are setting their universities free to face globalisation, says Dr Paola Mattei.

Why We Need the Rich - and George Osborne

Britain’s political parties are now in 2015 general election- mode. Labour, says Dr Robin Harris, promises a policy of ‘madhouse economics’. But if Britain is to prosper in the long term, the case for the free economy must be made. That responsibility falls to the Conservative leaders and in a piece for Standpoint, Dr Harris explains why:

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