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The growth and extent of world trade is staggering. In 1950, trade accounted for just 8.6% of world output (GDP).…

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Ahead of the Spring Budget we look at how Universal Credit could be reformed in the recovery from Covid-19

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The coronavirus pandemic has been defined by data. How that data has been communicated and presented has really mattered. There…

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President Biden arrives in office with a full foreign policy in-tray, albeit one that will have to compete for attention…

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The Taiwan Straits maybe the most volatile point in the Asia-Pacific. Even if this thin strip of water, separating Taiwan…

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The House of Lords is an extraordinary place, full of gold leaf, ushers in full white tie dress and an…

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At the start of October my organisation transformed from the New Local Government Network to simply New Local. We swapped…

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'Levelling up' has become one of the big agenda items for this government but how can it be helped by…

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The business case for attracting, developing and retaining diversity has been made repeatedly. But diversity is not just about the…

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