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Smart Thinking has a wide range of articles and posts exploring the latest in policy thinking. We regularly produce policy forums where we ask UK think tanks from across the political spectrum their thoughts on one of the pressing policy topics of the day. We publish articles from those working in think tanks for their peers detailing best practice and sector knowledge and provide Policy Pointers that explain in simple terms current issues to widen access to policy discussions.

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After Covid-19 necessitated many government services to go digital what is most important when planning for digital government services in…

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As COP26 comes to a close what are some of the changes we can make in cities that can help…

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As the United Kingdom celebrates its 100th year in its current reconfiguration we asked how power should be shared going…

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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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