• Steve Hilton joins Policy Exchange

    We are delighted to announce that Steve Hilton, Visiting Professor at Stanford University and former senior adviser to Prime Minister David Cameron, is joining Policy Exchange as a Visiting Scholar. Steve also spoke at PX about new book More Human - video, audio and a transcript of the event are available here.

    Steve Hilton joins PX as Visiting Scholar
  • Jonathan Simons speaks alongside Nicky Morgan on Schools Week webinar

    Jonathan Simons discussed what a Conservative government will mean for education policy.

    Listen to the webinarRead Jonathan's accompanying blog

    Education webinar
  • Policy Exchange in the 2015 manifestos

    Policy Exchange was delighted over the course of this week to see so many of our policy recommendations being adopted by the main three parties in their election manifestos. By our count policies from 19 of our reports are being taken forward.

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    Party Manifestos 2015
  • Clearing the Fog of Law

    Clearing the Fog of Law shows that misguided human rights laws mean British troops operating in the heat of battle are now being held to the same standard as police officers patrolling the streets on a Saturday night in the West End. The report calls for British forces to operate under the rules of the Geneva Conventions, rather than the ECHR, in future conflicts.

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    Human rights and the armed forces
  • Capital City Foundation

    The Capital City Foundation is a new policy unit devoted to the continued prosperity and progress of London.  It aims to be London’s most influential think tank, taking a long-term look at how to improve the lives of current and future Londoners to protect its standing as the greatest city on earth.

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    Capital City Foundation

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New publications

  • 30 March 2015 | Clearing the Fog of Law: Saving our armed forces from defeat by judicial diktat

    • Clearing the Fog of Law shows that misguided human rights laws mean British troops operating in the heat of battle are now being held to the same standard as police officers patrolling the streets on a Saturday night in the West End. The report calls for British forces to operate under the rules of the Geneva Conventions, rather than the ECHR, in future conflicts.

  • 09 March 2015 | A Rising Tide: The Competitive Benefits of Free Schools

    • Free Schools are raising standards for other pupils across the local community, especially in some of the poorest performing schools, as well for the pupils who attend them. A Rising Tide sets out for the first time detailed analysis on the performance of local schools where a Free School has opened.

Blogs

  • 21 May 2015 | The Police have delivered ‘more for less’ for five years and we should celebrate that more

    • Glyn Gaskarth, Policy Exchange's Head of Crime & Justice, recounts his experience at the recent Police Federation conference. He argues that - counter to the conference's theme that "cuts have consequences", the police have in fact been able to do more with less, and offers suggestions for ways the police are able to do more still.

  • 20 May 2015 | What is a coasting school?

    • On the back of announcements by Nicky Morgan last weekend, Policy Exchange's Head of Education Jonathan Simons considers which schools the government may be about to classify as coasting and in need of further attention.

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