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‘Crisis for Christians’, by Gerald Howarth

Sir Gerald Howarth MP explains why it’s time to add Christians to the list of those given refuge when fleeing persecutions – from Huguenots to the Ugandan Asians.

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‘How to Prepare for the future’, by The Rt Hon David Gauke MP

Politeia’s Winter Address by The Rt Hon David Gauke MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury

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‘What Next? The Shape of the UK-EU Financial Services Deal’, by Barnabas Reynolds

The Government’s Brexit aims can be fashioned to enhance the City’s world lead in financial services, says Barnabas Reynolds, a leading UK and EU regulatory lawyer.

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Established in 1995, Politeia is a forum for discussing economic, constitutional and social policy. It focuses on the role of the state in people’s lives. Politeia aims to encourage the best policies for a free society under the rule of law, a prosperous economy based on free markets and competition, and excellent systems for education, health care and pensions.

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‘Crisis for Christians’, by Gerald Howarth

Sir Gerald Howarth MP explains why it’s time to add Christians to the list of those given refuge when fleeing persecutions – from Huguenots to the Ugandan Asians.

Read More

‘How to Prepare for the future’, by The Rt Hon David Gauke MP

Politeia’s Winter Address by The Rt Hon David Gauke MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury

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‘What Next? The Shape of the UK-EU Financial Services Deal’, by Barnabas Reynolds

The Government’s Brexit aims can be fashioned to enhance the City’s world lead in financial services, says Barnabas Reynolds, a leading UK and EU regulatory lawyer.

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  • ‘The Macron Victory – An Accidental Victory’, by Robert Tombs

    April 26, 2017

    All Politeia supporters can legitimately breathe a sigh of relief following the results of the first round of the French elections. Some last minute polls had predicted that the two winning candidates would be Marine Le Pen and the former Trotskyite Jean-Luc Mélenchon. This confrontation of extremes would have been a disaster for France, whoever had won. A Le Pen presidency would almost certainly have meant a constitutional and political crisis; that of Mélenchon an economic crisis.

    While relief is legitimate, it is worth pausing to consider how narrowly disaster has been avoided, and the malfunctioning of the French political system that this reveals. Eleven candidates stood for the Presidency. A reasonably functioning system should at least manage to present to the electorate a manageable choice of reasonable and coherent alternatives… Read on

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  • The Rt Hon David Gauke MPThe Rt Hon David Gauke MPChief Secretary to the Treasury

    For over two decades now, Politeia has carved out an important role for itself in our political life – not only facilitating public debate on the big questions we face, but helping to shape it too.

  • Rt Hon Sir Vince CableRt Hon Sir Vince Cable

    Politeia has been, in my experience, a very good forum for discussing important policy issues from first principle.

  • Rt Hon Frank Field MPRt Hon Frank Field MP

    Politeia's generosity in opening up its forum to a wide range of views makes it for me a very attractive think tank.

  • Rt Hon Sir Oliver Letwin MPRt Hon Sir Oliver Letwin MP

    Politeia is ... an important part ... of what keeps the intellectual arguments in British politics alive. It has a distinguished past and a bright future.

  • Lord McFallLord McFall

    I have been privileged to have participated in the cutting-edge policy discussions which are a hallmark of Politeia's approach.

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