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The case for national service

The Critic

Gavin Rice, Project Director for our Future of Conservatism project, wrote for The Critic making the case for national service. He said:

“We need a fair, new deal for young British people that improves their economic prospects radically. The lynchpin of this is being able to buy a home. Nonetheless, Britain is our home, too, and we should seek to make it stronger and more cohesive by promoting mutual bonds and an ethic of muscular citizenship.

A form of national service could be transformative, instilling selflessness and self-respect whilst forming a rite-of-passage into responsible adulthood. It’s worth a shot.”

Read the whole piece here.


Great British National Service

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