In a piece looking at the implications of the recent Woolwich attack, ConservativeHome references Policy Exchange's 2011 report Ties that Bind, which explored the long and distinguished service Muslims have had in the British armed forces, to contrast the fact that today many young Muslims are unaware that they have the opportunity to join the armed forces at all.
Writing in The Times on the lack of respect for MPs among voters, columnist Alice Thomson refers to findings from Policy Exchange report Northern Lights which found that becoming a politician is increasingly becoming a job for the well off as others can’t afford to stand as a candidate. The report showed that more than 90% of MPs are now graduates coming from business professions, and most risk their own money to become politicians.
Alex Morton, Head of Housing, Planning & Urban Policy at Policy Exchange, is quoted in The Evening Standard trailing findings from an upcoming report by Policy Exchange which will recommend freezing business rates for two years to provide breathing space for more retail policy reforms to be implemented.
Policy Exchange trailed recommendations in The Independent from an upcoming report by Alex Morton, Head of Housing, Planning & Urban Policy, to temporarily freeze business rates for two years to ease pressure on shops.
The Telegraph’s business leader column references Policy Exchange's proposal from an upcoming report to temporarily freeze business rates for two years to ease pressure on high street retailers, saying that a short term freeze is a “sensible idea”.
Writing in The Times, banking editor Sam Coates refers to Policy Exchange's upcoming report looking at how the government might sell off our nationalised banks. The report will examine different options for selling off RBS and Lloyds, including the possibility of a mass share distribution to the public.
Alex Morton, Head of Housing, Planning & Urban Policy at Policy Exchange, appeared on Channel 5 News in a debate responding to calls by Education Secretary Michael Gove to build more attractive housing in the countryside. Alex said it is crucial to improve the quality of new homes being built in order to increase support for greater levels of housing construction.
The Guardian refers to an upcoming banking report by Policy Exchange, which will examine various possibilities for selling off RBS and Lloyds, including the option of a mass share distribution to the public.
The Times refers to an upcoming report by Policy Exchange's James Barty which will consider various options the government could sell off RBS and Lloyds, including the possibility of a mass share distribution to the public.