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2021 CPF Yearbook - The Winners

Thank you to everyone who took part in the CPF Yearbook competition 2021. We had over 200 submissions with many interesting and well thought out ideas. We are delighted to announce the following ideas were selected by our panel of judges to be published in the first CPF Yearbook.

Terry Cunningham : A substantive Buy British policy

Piers Daniell: Make the BBC iPlayer a globally available media platform

Frank Dowling: Ban LGVs from the right hand lane of 2 lane motorways

Attieh Fard: Family Boost scheme

Stephanie Kelly: House Deposit Save as You Earn Scheme (HDSAYE) - An employer and employee funded House Deposit Scheme for the under 30s

Simon Lamb: Environmental Services bonds

Tania Mathias: Citizen Volunteer Force

Caroline Newton: Introduction of mandatory scoring or traffic-light assurance system for environmental impact of packaged and fresh goods

Shabana Raman: Closing the education gap – a 21st century vision putting education at the heart of levelling up

Lynn Riley: Civic Contributions ( or put your money where your mouth is)

Ella Robertson McKay: Mental Health: the fourth emergency service

Rajan Sehmi: Financial Education Bill

Nick Stovold: To create an NHS 'Reserve' force

Dave Thomsett & Charlene Mains, Rowlands Castle CFP Group: Carers Allowance- change to terms to allow fulltime degree study

Emma Ware: Opening up the domestic waste market to consumer choice to promote green investment and innovation

The first edition of the Yearbook will be available at the CPF stand at Conservative Party Conference in October 2021. Come visit us to pick up a copy.


I would like to see a wider discussion on Climate Change, CO2 emissions and the cost of the road we are now going down to the general public.

I am becoming a "CO2 is bad" sceptic after reading Nigel Lawson in this weeks Spectator. He has a very good reputation.

simon lamb
simon lamb

In the mainstream the conversation has moved from the cost of action to the cost of inaction. If you need to rebuild a failing business you have to pay for new infrastructure, markets, training and technology. It's the same in something as mundane as a rented property: diminishing condition produces diminishing returns and bigger costs longer term the longer you leave it to deteriorate. So this isn't "cost" as such, it's "investment" to maintain viability. At the moment much of business and the markets they serve use the environment as a waste dump - because it's mostly free. That is (in a much more literal meaning of this overused word than you will often see) simply unsustainable. It has to…

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