Press Releases from the Policy Exchange team across a range of topics and policy departments.
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Recent Press Releases
A new poll commissioned by the 2017 Wolfson Economics Prize has revealed widespread dissatisfaction with the state of Britain’s road network. The poll of over 2,000 adults has been released as five finalists compete for the £250,000 2017 Wolfson Economics Prize which will be awarded this week for the best idea for paying for better roads.
Policy Exchange today publishes ‘Global Britain, Global Challenges: How to make aid more effective’. The report makes a strong case for the importance of overseas aid and supports the Government’s commitment to spending 0.7 per cent of national income on aid. However, it also argues strongly that aid can and should be spent more effectively and that the development community should embrace trade and capitalism as vital to reducing poverty and disease.
The models used to assess the economic impact of Brexit were misleading, according to new analysis published today by Policy Exchange. At the time, the projections made by the Treasury, OECD and IMF were used by the then government and Remain campaign to argue that the British economy would face a significant and permanent loss of income in the event of a vote to leave. A careful analysis of the gravity trade economic models used to generate these pessimistic projections suggests that the impact of Brexit on our economy will be much less significant than the economic consensus constructed at the time of the referendum.
Policy Exchange’s Judicial Power Project warns that the latest German proposal for a joint EU-UK court is merely an extension of the CJEU by other means, ahead of the UK presenting formal proposals for the future of EU citizens in Britain next week. Having shown why continuing CJEU jurisdiction over post-Brexit Britain will not work, Visiting Scholar Gunnar Beck now says that Germany’s proposal for an EU-UK court which follows the CJEU will not be impartial
In a major new report, Going Round in Circles, Policy Exchange says that Brexit presents a huge opportunity for the UK Government to develop a new approach to waste and resources policy. The report highlights significant shortcomings in the EU’s approach to waste and recycling: the objectives are increasingly unclear, the targets are badly designed, and the policies are not in the UK’s interest.
Government will miss its housing target unless Housing Associations are given more freedoms to build
Policy Exchange proposes a wave of Housing Deals for housing associations – top performers should be exempt from social rent reductions so they can borrow to build more homes.