February 20, 2018

BBC Radio 4 Costing the Earth

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Bright Blue Director Ryan Shorthouse joins the Today Programme to discuss Vice-Chancellor pay

February 8, 2018

The Times – A barrel of laughs

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January 21, 2018

Bright Blue submits evidence to the Work and Pensions Select Committee

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Bright Blue, the independent think tank for liberal conservatism, has submitted written evidence to the House of Commons Work and Pensions Select Committee’s inquiry into Universal Credit rollout. The submission…

January 10, 2018

Bright Blue submits evidence to the Women and Equalities Select Committee

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Bright Blue, the independent think tank for liberal conservatism, has submitted written evidence to the House of Commons Women and Equalities Affairs Select Committee’s inquiry into the Race Disparity Audit….

January 10, 2018

Bright Blue submits evidence to the Economic Affairs Committee on Higher Education

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Bright Blue, the independent think tank for liberal conservatism, has submitted written evidence to the House of Lords Economic Affairs Select Committee’s inquiry into the economics of higher, further and…

January 5, 2018

Climate Home – UK government details coal power phase-out strategy

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Bright Blue’s green policy ideas are mentioned by Greg Barker in an article for Climate Home.

December 29, 2017

The Independent: Conservative green policies are reaching out to young people – but it’s their stance on Brexit that really matters

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The scale of the Tories’ challenge was shown in YouGov polling last autumn for the liberal Conservative group Bright Blue. It found that even people who voted Tory in June…

December 26, 2017

Huffington Post: Voices From The Frontline Of Climate Change

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The scale of the Tories’ challenge was shown in YouGov polling last autumn for the liberal Conservative group Bright Blue. It found that even people who voted Tory in June…

December 20, 2017

Huffington Post: The Comeback Kid: How Michael Gove Is Saving The Tories

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Laura Round, from the liberal conservative think tank Bright Blue, explained: “One of the main reasons the Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority in 2017 was their failure to appeal to…

December 15, 2017

The Financial Times: Shadow pensions minister demands more regulation

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Mr Cunningham’s remarks are part of a report published today (15 December) by think tanks Fabian Society and Bright Blue, which are urging politicians to find a cross-party consensus for…

December 15, 2017

Guy Opperman: Automatic enrolment is five years old. And it’s changing saving for the better.

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During my first few months as a minister in this department, I’ve been struck by how much we’ve achieved in recent years to help people think smarter about planning for…

December 15, 2017

Cross-party consensus needed for next stage of pensions reform, Fabian Society and Bright Blue urge

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Cross-party consensus needed for next stage of pensions reform, Fabian Society and Bright Blue urge With the government due to report on its review of automatic enrolment this month, sparking…

December 13, 2017

i News: Blue Planet and Brexit for animals: inside the Tory ‘green conservatism’ master plan

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To beat Labour at the next election, the Tories need to win these voters back. The dire situation the Tories found themselves in is highlighted by research by Bright Blue….

December 12, 2017

i News: Conservatives go green with pledges on animal welfare and the environment

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The change of direction on animal welfare was welcomed by Sam Hall, a senior research fellow at the liberal Conservative thinktank Bright Blue. “Michael Gove has brought a renewed energy…

December 12, 2017

The New Statesman: Theresa May says Britain leads on climate change, but Tory policy falls far too short

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May’s return to David Cameron’s hug-a-husky rhetoric is a wise move if the party hopes to win over the youth vote. Polling from Conservative think tank Bright Blue has shown…