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Capital cities

This report from the UK think tank Centre for Cities looks at how the planning system creates housing

An assessment of local social security provision in London

This report from the UK think New Policy Institute examines the very varied provision of council tax

A poor tax

This report from the UK think tank IPPR looks at reforming council tax in London. The current

Decent work

This report from the UK think tank IPPR looks at harnessing the power of local government to

Preventing youth homelessness

This report from the UK think tank Reform examines how well local authorities in England prevent and

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By Anthony Breach

This report from the UK think tank Centre for Cities looks at how the planning system creates housing shortages and drives…

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By Carla Ayrton; Peter Kenway; Josh Holden

This report from the UK think New Policy Institute examines the very varied provision of council tax support (CTS), discretionary…

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By Luke Murphy

This report from the UK think tank IPPR looks at reforming council tax in London. The current council tax system…

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By Marcus Johns; Luke Raikes; Jack Hunter

This report from the UK think tank IPPR looks at harnessing the power of local government to improve employment in…

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By Luke Heselwood; Imogen Farhan; Aidan Shilson-Thomas

This report from the UK think tank Reform examines how well local authorities in England prevent and respond to youth…

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By Anthony Breach

This report from the UK think tank 'Centre for Cities' examines the lessons from Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Park. Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing…

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By Scott Corfe

This report by the UK think tank Social Market Foundation explores the role that Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technologies can…

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By Akash Paun; Aron Cheung; Lucy Valsamidis

This report from the UK think tank Institute for Government looks at how devolution has worked in the UK over…

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By Various authors

The UK think tank Institute for Government interviews Tony Blair on devolution, Brexit and the future of the Union. Brexit…

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