There can be no complaints about think tank wonker Adam Memon when it comes to his stated aim of promoting his employer’s work in the media. The Centre for Policy Studies’ head of economic research has seen his research cited in national newspapers at least twice — to underpin Tory attacks as the election hots up. David Cameron […]

Hats off to “David Cameron’s favourite think tank” and the inventors of “Greggs Man”, Policy Exchange, for the impressive chutzpah of their membership-based fundraising wheeze. Joining their “Insight Club” for £140 per year, you will get the following: “Invitations to all our public events“ “Special invitations to the annual Insight Club members-only party with special guest speaker” […]

James Purnell, who has occupied his time since standing down from the cabinet and then parliament with Demos and London Citizens, is to chair the Institute for Public Policy Research. UPDATE Purnell’s quote in the press release: “I am thrilled to be taking on the role of chair at ippr, an organisation I know well […]