Whatever happened to Gov 2.0?

Whatever happened to Gov 2.0?

The digital revolution is here and governments are running out of places to hide. Policy Exchange wants your help to understand the challenges and opportunities ahead A couple of months ago it was time to renew my driving licence. This didn’t seem like a big deal. Our...
Why don’t women learn to code?

Why don’t women learn to code?

International Women’s Day will see a lot of activism online, and the discussion around gender equality is propelled by our ability to connect to one another across the world. We cannot underestimate the power of digital, especially programming skills and capability,...
Osborne was right to oppose the EU banker bonus cap

Osborne was right to oppose the EU banker bonus cap

Despite failing to prevent European finance ministers agreeing to the policy in Brussels yesterday, George Osborne was right to oppose the EU’s proposed cap on bankers bonuses for a number of reasons. First, the legislation introducing this cap was part of CRD IV –...
The five questions Mark Carney must deliver answers to

The five questions Mark Carney must deliver answers to

Mark Carney makes his first appearance in front of the Treasury Select Committee today. But what should the influential committee ask our new Bank of England governor? It certainly shouldn’t waste time questioning his salary. Whether the governor is paid £305,000 like...
The Superfast and the Furious

The Superfast and the Furious

In our recent Policy Exchange report – “The Superfast and the furious: Priorities for the future of UK broadband policy” – we are broadly supportive of the steps the government is taking to drive out fibre optic networks to the majority of the population, to...