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Skills for net-zero in Lancashire

This report from UK think tank the Work Foundation looks at building the low carbon workforce of

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This report from UK think tank IPPR looks at a plan for fairly decarbonising how people travel.

Getting Great British Railways on track

This report from UK think tank the Institute for Government is a response to the government's proposed

Community town centres

This report from UK think tank the Centre for London looks at London's town centres and high

A plan for local growth

This report from UK think tank Localis looks at how this moment of collective renewal provides an

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By Nick Davies; Oliver Chan; Aron Cheung; Gavin Freeguard

Government procurement: the scale and nature of contracting in the UK reveals that four departments – the Ministry of Justice…

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By Luke Raikes; Leah Millward; Sarah Longlands

The north of England has rarely faced such threat and opportunity. Brexit looms; budgets in essential NHS and council services…

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By Joshua Emden; Luke Murphy

As the most recent IPCC report on global warming shows, decarbonising the UK’s economy is an urgent necessity if we…

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By Søren Kirk Jensen

In the past decade and a half, Angola has prioritized the repair, expansion and modernization of its infrastructure as a…

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By David Goodhart

Despite the Windrush scandal the UK’s border is now far more “fit for purpose” than it was 10 years ago…

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By Nick Davies; Tess Kidney Bishop

In this report we set out how ministers responsible for infrastructure policy can help to deliver high-quality infrastructure for the…

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By Johanna Lehne; Felix Preston

As a key input into concrete, the most widely used construction material in the world, cement is a major contributor…

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By Dr Tim Summers; K. C. Kwok; Lawrence J. Lau

It is in the long-term interests of both the EU and China to encourage innovation collaboration. Transnational innovation networks or…

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By Alison Hoare; Lan Hong; Jens Hein

China is seeking to increase its overseas investments in infrastructure projects, and the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is its…

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By Adrian Quine

None of the 1980s and 90s state privatisations have been as contentious as the break-up of British Rail (BR). Despite…

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