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This report from UK think tank the Centre for Social Justice looks at delivering a National Housing First programme in England. Housing First is an effective way of tackling and preventing rough sleeping for people whose homelessness is compounded by serious mental health issues, drug or alcohol dependency, or a history of trauma. It does… Read more »

London: a just transition city

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This report from UK think tank IPPR presents the results of an extensive listening campaign on the priorities for the next mayor of London. This report, the result of a unique project between IPPR and London Citizens, sets out the results of an extensive listening campaign, run by London Citizens, on the priorities for the… Read more »

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This report from UK think tank Demos looks at the economic cost of uncontrolled asthma. This report aims to explore the economic impact on patients from being unable to control their asthma – in particular through lower earnings and more limited opportunities to work and study. The research found that people with uncontrolled asthma are… Read more »

Education reopening and catch-up support across the UK

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This report from UK think tank the EPI compares the education catch up plans of the four UK nations, and examines how they previously approached reopening. The Education Policy Institute has published a new report, funded by the Nuffield Foundation, which compares the education catch up plans of the four UK nations, and examines how… Read more »

Boost it like Biden

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This report from UK think tank IPPR looks at why the UK needs an economic stimulus four times the size currently planned. The UK needs to match the ambition of the new Biden administration in the US, IPPR has calculated, if it is to restart the UK economy as quickly as possible and minimise long-term… Read more »

Fiscal policy and the post-COVID-19 recovery

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This report from UK think tank Chatham House looks at a roadmap for domestic policy and international coordination after Covid-19. This paper examines the fiscal challenges policymakers across the globe face in the context of COVID-19, in particular the dilemmas around the eventual withdrawal of exceptional state support to economies once vaccination programmes start to… Read more »

Long Covid in the labour market

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This report from UK think tank Resolution Foundation looks at the impact on the labour market of Covid-19 a year into the crisis. Nine months on from our first report in June last year, some things are similar. The health effects of the second wave may be starting to recede, and thoughts are again turning… Read more »