• George Osborne and Charles Moore to discuss Margaret Thatcher

    Discussing the second volume of his biography of Margaret Thatcher, Everything She Wants, with the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Charles Moore will explore Lady Thatcher’s role during the critical point in her career from the Falklands to the General Election victory of 1987. Read more

  • Policy Exchange at Party Conferences 2015

    Policy Exchange has once again had a highly successful party conference season, with speakers including Philip Hammond, Nicky Morgan, Amber Rudd, Liz Truss, Seema Malhotra, Francis Maude, Chris Grayling, Ivan Lewis, Nick Boles, Matt Hancock, Fraser Nelson, Matthew D'Ancona, Professor Tim Bale, Sol Campbell and many more.

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    Party Conference 2015
  • Knowledge and the Curriculum

    Ahead of a speech by American education academic E. D. Hirsch, Policy Exchange has drawn together a collection from a diverse range of education policy experts discussing the impact that Hirsch's thinking has had on the curriculum.

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    E D Hirsch and the curriculum
  • Low Crime for All

    In a new report for Policy Exchange’s London-focused research unit - the Capital City Foundation - Rt Hon David Lammy MP, Member of Parliament for Tottenham, and candidate in the Primary to be the Labour Party’s nominee for the London Mayoral Election, makes the case for higher visibility, more targeted policing in London.

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    Low crime for all
  • Powering Up

    Onshore wind is the most cost effective and scaleable low carbon technology in the UK and should be allowed to continue, albeit with subsidies phased out, if the government wants to decarbonise at least cost to the consumer.

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    Offshore Wind

In the news

  • 12 October 2015 | Blackout risk rises as UK energy crisis deepens

    • Richard Howard, Policy Exchange's Head of Environment & Energy, is quoted in The Telegraph highlighting the risk that the high cost of introducing new gas capacity will have on the UK's future electricity supply.

  • 09 October 2015 | David Cameron is on track to kill off social housing

    • Writing in The Guardian, housing consultant Colin Wiles attributes recent government decisions on housing and planning to reports written by former Head of Housing & Planning at Policy Exchange, Alex Morton.

New publications


  • 02 October 2015 | Play hard, work hard

    • Jonathan Simons, Policy Exchange's Head of Education, looks ahead at the challenges facing the higher education sector, including: a tightening of funding during the spending review; a re-emergence of tuition fees as a political issue and the potential effects of Brexit on international students.

  • 25 September 2015 | A policy guide to what we can expect from Labour under Jeremy Corbyn

    • Policy Exchange's research units set out in brief what Jeremy Corbyn's leadership could mean for the Labour party in the areas of economics and financial policy; devolution; housing; transport; energy and climate change; and education.

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