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Blogs

  • 01 July 2015 | Think of a number

    • Chris Walker, Policy Exchange's Head of Housing & Planning, looks at the various numbers put around for how many new affordable homes need to built a year. Chris argues that, accepting the 240,000 new homes a year needed as set out in the Barker Review, that 40,000 of those new homes should be affordable.

  • 30 June 2015 | What is a coasting school? An answer

    • Jonathan Simons, Policy Exchange's Head of Education, sets out how the government's new measure for coasting schools is likely to work in practice.

  • 25 June 2015 | When is a government bank not a government bank?

    • Richard Howard, Policy Exchange's Head of Environment & Energy, comments on the government's announcement that it wishes to part-privatise the Green Investment Bank. Whilst such a move may make things easier for the Bank, Richard questions whether the Bank would not just become the same as any other commercial bank, in which case why retain a stake at all?

Press Releases

  • 02 July 2015 | Policy Exchange makes new appointments to lead its Diverse Communities Unit

    • Leading think tank Policy Exchange has announced new appointments to lead its Diverse Communities Unit. Kulveer Ranger will be the new head of the unit. He takes over from Rishi Sunak who was elected as the Conservative MP for Richmond at the general election.

  • 15 June 2015 | Ignore England’s “squeezed middle” voters at your peril, warns Policy Exchange

    • A major new report, Overlooked but Decisive: Connecting with England’s Just about Managing classes, by leading think tank Policy Exchange examined the values and political attitudes of C1/C2 voters in 119 ‘permanent’ battleground seats in England that are likely to remain critical in future elections. These are the seats that both Labour and the Conservatives  need to secure workable parliamentary majorities. 2011 Census data shows that in the vast majority of these marginal seats, C1/C2 voters make up over half of the electorate.

  • 03 June 2015 | Policy Exchange appoints Charles Moore as a Visiting Scholar

    • Policy Exchange is delighted to announce the appointment of Charles Moore - the authorised biographer of Margaret Thatcher and one of Britain’s most widely read and respected columnists - as its newest Visiting Scholar. Charles will focus on the lessons of Margaret Thatcher’s career for the current political era.

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