Archives: Reports

Capital improvement

This report from UK think tank the Social Market Foundation puts forward a proposal for a new in-work poverty benchmark for London employers. This Social Market Foundation report is the culmination of a three-year project supported by Trust for London examining the scale and impact of in-work poverty in London. It proposes the creation of...

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Augar reviewed

This report from UK think tank EDSK discusses why post-18 education in England is still broken and how to fix it. Our post-18 education system will never reach its full potential in terms of driving economic growth and productivity if full-time university degrees continue to be placed on a pedestal above other qualifications and courses....

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Closing the forgotten gap: implementing a 16-19 student premium

This report from UK think tank the Education Policy Institute calls for a 16-19 student premium to tackle the sizeable attainment gap facing disadvantaged 16–19-year-olds. Our new report, supported by Unbound Philanthropy, calls for a 16-19 student premium to tackle the sizeable attainment gap facing disadvantaged 16–19-year-olds. Building on recent research by EPI which has...

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Fixing public services: priorities for the new Labour government

This report from UK think tank the Institute for Government examines the public services priorities for the new Labour government. This report from the Institute for Government and Nuffield Foundation reveals that the government’s inheritance on public services is extremely precarious. Most services are performing worse now than they were in 2010 or before the...

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Electric avenue

This report from UK think tank the Social Market Foundation looks at how to make EVs more affordable to poorer households and the benefits they can offer them. For many people in Britain, electric vehicles represent the most tangible aspect of the green transition, but high upfront costs mean they are disproportionately available to the...

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Where might UK-EU relations be under a Labour government?

This report from UK think tank the Centre for European Reform examines where UK-EU relations might be under a Labour government. The election of a Labour government, led by Sir Keir Starmer, presents an opportunity to reset and strengthen the UK’s relations with the European Union. A new essay ‘Where might UK-EU relations be under...

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Prose not poetry – delivering from day 1

This report from UK think tank the Centre for Social Justice outlines seven policy areas in the new Government’s in-tray that will demand their immediate attention. This report outlines seven policy areas sitting in the new Government’s in-tray that will demand their immediate attention. Some of these are urgent and recent, such as overflowing prisons...

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Annual Report 2024

This report from UK think tank the Education Policy Institute looks at the state of education in England, with a focus on the attainment gap. The Education Policy Institute (EPI) Annual Report looks at the state of education in England, with a focus on the attainment gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers. EPI’s 2024...

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Linking forces: Western support for the Russian diaspora

This report from UK think tank the Henry Jackson Society examines Western support for the Russian diaspora. Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 has understandably focused the Western response on supporting Ukraine. However, the ‘as long as it takes’ rhetoric should have been relegated to the dustbin of slogan history and replaced with...

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Half of us: turnout patterns at the 2024 general election

This report from UK think tank IPPR takes a first look at who spoke in the 2024 UK general election. One-half of adults in this country voted at the 2024 general election, the lowest share of the population to vote since universal suffrage. This report takes a first look at who spoke in the 2024...

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