January 10, 2005
MacGregor, former Director of Steve Norris’s campaign to be Mayor of London, comes to the surprising conclusion that the current Mayor Ken Livingstone is right to demand direct control of policing.
November 10, 2004
Big Bang Localism: a Rescue Plan for British Democracy, proposes a radical decentralisation of government. The report calls for a re-empowerment of the counties and cities to which people feel loyalty, with many services delegated further to municipalities and parishes.
August 19, 2004
Nothing to lose but your chains is the third volume of a major study into the reform of local government finance in England. It sets out the authors’ proposals for a comprehensive, yet practical, reform of the local revenue finance system.
March 18, 2004
This report concludes that the solution to the problem of long-term youth unemployment is to replace the New Deal with Workfare, pioneered in Wisconsin, which has successfully and efficiently reduced welfare rolls.
January 15, 2004
Lion Cubs brings together four country case studies – of Tanzania, Botswana, Rwanda and Mozambique. The studies show that even the poorest and most divided societies can be turned around, given good policies and – harder – the will to put them into practice.
November 12, 2003
In the first part of a major study into local government financial reform, Policy Exchange examines the history of local government funding in England and Wales, from feudalism through the Victorian period to present day. The authors show how the contemporary system of highly centralised control is a product of the government’s desire to maintain uniformity and fiscal discipline.
July 31, 2003
This report examines how to identify and help the 7.7 million people of working age classed as ‘economically inactive’.
June 11, 2003
Off With Their Wigs!: Judicial Revolution in Modern Britain seeks the views of constitutional experts in a critical analysis of the Government’s plans, including their desired abolition of the QC system.
May 15, 2003
With the need to rebuild Iraq clearer and more urgent than ever, an international group of contributors commissioned by Policy Exchange examine case studies ranging from post WWII Germany and Japan to the current situation in Afghanistan.
January 2, 2003
What is the best way to run a police force in modern Britain? What systems of accountability produce greatest success in fighting crime and restoring public confidence in the police? How can we learn from the successes and failures of policing in other countries? These are the questions that this study seeks to answer.
September 5, 2011
In Ties that Bind former Islamist Shiraz Maher recaptures the lost history of Muslim service to the Crown. Maher shows that this collective past constitutes the basis of a new shared future – which can endure in no less testing circumstances.