x

Join our Mailing List

Subscribe to our mailing list to receive regular email updates of ResPublica's work, upcoming events and recent blogs from the Disraeli Room.

About us

About us

About us

We are an independent non-partisan think tank based in Westminster that seeks to establish a new economic, social and cultural settlement for the United Kingdom. Our interventions in public policy and public debate have been decisive, and our ideas have been adopted by politicians of all parties.


We believe in the common good and the development of real wealth that promotes both social and economic flourishing. To combat the concentration of wealth and power in the UK, we work for the greater distribution of agency and ownership. In order to heal the country’s social wounds, we seek the ties that bind and the policy that will rebuild and rectify. To mend our cultural rifts, we work to encourage a recovery of the codes that share virtue and values for all people.

How we achieve it

For the next three years, all of our work – which includes thought leadership and policy innovation, communicated via our reports, events, commentary and multi-media – will be based on our three founding principles: Society, Prosperity and Virtue.

The Intergenerational Conflict

ResPublica has teamed up with the Intergenerational Foundation to bring you 7 days of blogs examining the failure of public policy to serve young people’s...

ResPublica author to give evidence to Treasury Select Committee

Professor Gathergood was invited to give evidence following the launch of the report in Parliament on 3rd November. The Committee will hear from a small...

ResPublica announces Party Conference 2014 Fringe Programme

ResPublica is pleased to announce its 2014 party conference fringe programme. We will be running 33 fringe events across the three main party conferences this...

ResPublica commences new project in partnership with the Core Cities group

ResPublica has partnered with the Core Cities group to explore and present a fresh vision for the future shape of England’s public services, and its...

ResPublica submits evidence to the Banking Standards Review

ResPublica recently submitted evidence to Sir Richard Lambert’s Banking Standards Review. Set-up in response to the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards, the review will create...

ResPublica Welcomes Government’s Community Energy Strategy

The Government has today published the UK’s first ever Community Energy Strategy. ResPublica welcomes the move, which has the potential to dramatically scale up community...

ResPublica welcomes Co-operative Energy as partner for forthcoming project

ResPublica is pleased to announce that Co-operative Energy will be lead partners on ResPublica’s forthcoming research project, ‘Unlocking Finance and Investment for Community Energy’, due...

Introducing ResPublica’s 2014 Party Conference Fringe Programme

In the run up to the 2015 General Election, ResPublica will be developing its own ‘Manifesto’, which will set out a series of powerful policy...

The ResPublica Fringe at Conservative Party Conference

ResPublica hosted a successful fringe programme of twelve events at the 2013 Conservative Party conference in Manchester. Sunday 29th September To open our fringe series...

Society

The UK has one of the most centralised states in the developed world and one of the more disaffected and politically estranged populations in Europe. We hold our leaders in contempt, but despair of doing anything for ourselves or for…

Prosperity

The UK has some of the highest levels of wealth concentration in the developed world. It has an economy where most mature markets are dominated by a small number of players and the barriers to entry are far too high.…

Virtue

We need a renaissance of virtue and honour in policy and practice. Not only must the good be done, it must be seen to be done. Endemic scandals across the public and private sector from heath and policing failures, to…