• Digital Government: What's worked, what's not, and what's next?

    Policy Exchange was joined by Head of the Government Digital Service Mike Bracken and MPs Chi Onwurah and Matt Warman to explore the priorities for digital government for the next five years.  AudioTranscriptVideo

    The future of digital government
  • Jim Murphy's valedictory speech

    Outgoing leader of the Scottish Labour Party Jim Murphy delivered his final address as party leader at Policy Exchange.

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    Britain's forgotten class
  • Overlooked But Decisive

    Despite their overwhelming importance, “squeezed middle” voters - those in the C1/C2 socio-economic classes - across England’s most marginal seats feel overlooked and unrepresented. Overlooked But Decisive examines the values and political attitudes of this group and develops a detailed profile of this groups values and beliefs.

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    Bringing big data techniques to London
  • Big Data in the Big Apple

    The Capital City Foundation, Policy Exchange's London-focused unit has released its first report, Big Data in the Big Apple. The report highlights the success of New York's Mayor’s Office of Data Analytics and looks at how we could introduce such a system here.

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    Charles Moore joins Policy Exchange
  • 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

In the news

  • 06 July 2015 | Green energy industry slams Chancellor over planned subsidy review

    • BusinessGreen cites research from Policy Exchange's Head of Environment & Energy Richard Howard showing that the government's Levy Control Framework's budget, which is supposed to provide clean energy subsidies through to 2020/21, may have all already been spent.

  • 04 July 2015 | Criminal with 500 offences avoids jail sentence

    • Following reports that an offender with 500 previous convictions is consistently avoiding prison sentences for his latest crimes, The Daily Telegraph cites comments from David Lammy, MP for Tottenham and author of Taking Its Toll, criticising the effective decriminalisation of certain crimes.

New publications

  • 15 June 2015 | Overlooked But Decisive: Connecting with England’s Just about Managing classes

    • Despite their overwhelming importance, “squeezed middle” voters - those in the C1/C2 socio-economic classes - across England’s most marginal seats feel overlooked and unrepresented. Overlooked but Decisive examines the values and political attitudes of this group and develops a detailed profile of this groups values and beliefs.

  • 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.

Blogs

Latest Events

  • 07 July 2015 | Natural Capital: Moving From Concept To Implementation

    • We have now moved to a point where the key question for natural capital is not ‘if’ but ‘how’ to implement it into policymaking. This event will examine how natural capital be should quantified; how it can be built into government & business decision-making; how it will influence wider policy; and how investments in natural capital can be paid for.

  • 29 June 2015 | The Future of Digital Government: What's worked? What's not? What's next?

    • With a new government in place, this major public event provides an important opportunity to explore the priorities for digital government for the next five years with a panel of experts, including a keynote speech from Mike Bracken, head of the Government Digital Service.