Levelling-up education must ensure that moving on up does not have to mean moving out
We received fifty creditable submissions, and I’m delighted to present the three we liked best of all. But if you have a big idea, I want to hear from you.
Using technological solutions is not only effective but can enhance opportunities for those wanting to get involved in politics.
We need to give innovators space to succeed (and fail), citizens more power online and off, and keep our country competitive.
Allowing everything to be dominated by questions of personalities undermines essential thinking about matters of policy.
It was once said that the secret of Thatcher’s success was moving steadily on multiple fronts so that her enemies did not know where to focus their attention.
Seven MPs and three peers will oversee the work of policy innovation.
The Office of American Innovation might never get going, given Trump’s chaotic style, but the concept is a good one.
Tim Montgomerie and Stephan Shakespeare’s new project is a radical, inventive and long-termist injection into Conservative thinking.
Evidence of the NUM leader’s hypocrisy is sweet – but it is also a spur to scrutinise today’s policy offering.
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Lord Heseltine's recent report ("No Stone Unturned") into growth was correctly welcomed from a distance. That is to say that Lord Heseltine was given a wide remit to examine many different areas of government as he saw fit. His report wasn't merely a proxy for a Minister or Secretary […]
Glyn Gaskarth says policy research would be a good investment with a good for Conservative councils in delivering their agenda Conservative Home has criticised Labour councils for funding Labour allies in the think tank world using public funds. Civil service officials have criticised Steve Hilton’s proposal to contract out policy development to think tanks. Both […]
By regular ConservativeHome reader, Henry Mayhew. David Cameron's vision of localism was given a boost in London last week as 150,000 free Wedge local shopping reward cards were posted to residents of Kensington & Chelsea by the Conservative-run council. I've always held a candle for the outstanding leader of RBKC, Merrick Cockell, but this scheme […]