The Disraeli Room
The Disraeli Room
Following on from Phillip Blond's blog on food banks, the Trussell Trust Director Chris Mould continues the debate and discusses the Early Day Motion launched by MP Robert Halfon
If this is genuinely going to be a 'once-in-a-generation opportunity to transform the way that government works,' then the Comprehensive Spending Review will need to leave room for risk and innovation
Building Conservative Parliamentary Majorities in the 21st Century is going to be a lot harder. Alan Riley discusses why the Tories may need electoral reform to prosper.
The threat of hunger is real in the UK today. Phillip Blond examines the welfare arrangements that fail to prevent this tragedy
Adam Schoenborn on the coalition government’s plan to make cider much, much more expensive than heroin
Professor Matt Qvortrup, a 'World Authority on Referendums,' adds his voice to those urging Conservatives to seriously consider the merits of voting reform
Tim Cowen's ideas to harness the state and market for society's fulfillment
ResPublica Fellow Jules Peck is excited by the possibilities of a vote on AV
ResPublica Fellow Tim Cowen explores the interface between privatisation and state provision
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- by kim.mandeng 5
At ResPublica we are hugely excited about the official launch of our think tank. We have been overwhelmed by the interest shown and look forward to having a really good time and commencing our work with a flourish. In advance of all that, here is a small selection of some of the nice things that some of the newspapers have said about us so far...
- by Phillip Blond 4
"...The existing First Past the Post (FPTP) system is creaking at the seams, it was defensible when the threshold for winning an election was around 45 per cent of the vote and the two parties that alternated in power could each rely on 40 per cent or more..."