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Blogs

  • 03 February 2016 | The Authorisation Processes for Interception Activities

    • In this post Lord Carlile CBE QC, Liberal Democrat peer and former Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation, expresses reservations about the role of judges in the 'double lock' authorisation process set out in the draft Investigatory Powers Bill. 

  • 02 February 2016 | Why London needs a boiler scrappage scheme

    • Richard Howard, Policy Exchange’s Head of Environment & Energy, looks at the prospect of a boiler scrappage scheme, and argues the ambition of the scheme should be increased. 

  • 01 February 2016 | What pupil factors should a new national funding formula include?

    • In an essay for NAHT, Jonathan Simons, Policy Exchange's Head of Education, sets out some issues to consider when DfE are designing the new national funding formula. 

Press Releases

  • 28 January 2016 | Boston is the least integrated place in the country

    • Today our new Demography, Immigration and Integration Unit published its inaugural Integration Index. The Index uses data from the latest census to examine ‘identity integration’. The findings reveal the 160 most/least integrated places in the country with Boston in Lincolnshire being the least integrated and Amersham in Buckinghamshire the most. 

  • 15 January 2016 | Teams of ‘data geeks’ key to the success of city devolution, says Policy Exchange

    • A new report, Smart Devolution, by leading think tank Policy Exchange says that most cities have vast quantities of data that if accessed and used effectively could help improve public services, optimise transport routes, support the growth of small businesses and even prevent cycling accidents.  

  • 03 December 2015 | Judges guilty of rewriting Freedom of Information laws

    • Judging the Public Interest shows that some senior members of the judiciary are overstepping their constitutional bounds. It examines the high profile dispute in Evans v Attorney General, concerning the disclosure of the Prince of Wales’s correspondence with ministers. The then Attorney General, Dominic Grieve QC, exercised his statutory power – the ministerial veto – to override the Upper Tribunal and block the release of the letters. His exercise of the veto was challenged in the courts and eventually quashed by the Supreme Court.

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