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The Sun credited Policy Exchange’s agenda setting work on the ‘Just About Managing’ classes, saying: “Think tank Policy Exchange describe them as “people who just manage to get by each month but whose resilience to economic shocks is not high”.”
War on the Rocks’ Ryan Evans interviews John Bew — Head of Policy Exchange’s Britain in the World project — about the state of the “special relationship” between the United States and the United Kingdom as the presidency of Donald Trump unfolds.
New Statesman: Policy Exchange’s John Bew discusses President Trump’s ‘declaration of war on so-called Davos Man’
John Bew — Head of Policy Exchange’s Britain in the World project — argues that the left should ‘take seriously’ the joint goal of Donald Trump and Theresa May ‘to put the interests of ordinary working people up there, centre-stage’
Policy Exchange’s Richard Ekins gives evidence to Defence sub-Committee inquiry, and comments on the inquiry’s final report
Richard Ekins, Head of Policy Exchange’s Judicial Power Project (JPP), recently gave evidence to the Defence sub-Committee inquiry ‘MoD support for former and serving personnel subject to judicial processes’. Here, you can read his submission; the inquiry’s final report; the JPP’s response to the report; and a speech given, in 2014, by the Secretary of State for Defence, which highlights Policy Exchange’s continued role in highlighting and pushing for action on this issue.
Schools Week and TES respond to Policy Exchange announcing the appointment of a new education and social reform team.
Lindsay Johns, Policy Exchange’s Head of Arts and Culture, defends the canon of ‘Dead White Men’ in an essay broadcast on BBC Radio 3 for its ‘Black and White’ series.
John Bew, Head of Policy Exchange’s Britain in the World project, contends that while ‘the Prime Minister finds herself in a unique position for which history cannot provide much guidance’, we should note ‘the care with which she chooses her words and the deep thought that her advisers put into her every next step’.
David Goodhart – Policy Exchange’s Head of the Demography, Immigration, and Integration Unit – appeared before the Select Committee for Exiting the European Union to discuss the immigration aspects of ‘The UK’s negotiating objectives for its withdrawal from the EU’.
In an article for CapX, Policy Exchange’s John Bew discusses British foreign policy and the Prime Minister’s Philadelphia speech
John Bew — Head of Policy Exchange’s Britain in the World project — contends that ‘a dose of realism is something that British foreign policy has needed for a while; and by being the first leader to visit the new American president, Theresa May has delivered a bucket full to her counterparts in European capitals’
Policy Exchange’s John Bew discusses ‘the eclipse of the West’ in his cover story for the New Statesman
John Bew — Head of Policy Exchange’s Britain in the World project — argues that it is time to ‘end the fin de siecle angst’ about Western decline, and that Britain must be ‘present at the creation’ of any new international order