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Fixing social care

This report from UK think tank the Centre for Policy Studies looks at the fundamental choices for

How fit were public services for coronavirus?

This report from UK think tank the Institute for Government looks at how prepared services like the

Communities vs coronavirus: the rise of mutual aid

This latest report from UK think tank NLGN looks at the impact of Mutual Aid groups during

Government outsourcing: when and how to bring public services back into government hands

This latest report from UK think tank the Institute for Government looks at when government should consider

Inside the black box

This latest report from UK think tank IPPR looks at the UK's public finances post coronavirus. In

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By Martin Wheatley; Bronwen Maddox; Tess Kidney Bishop

Brexit will make the next spending review harder than past years, warns a new report by the Institute for Government.…

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By Adam Tinson; Carla Ayrton; Issy Petrie

This report analyses changes in local authority spending on services relating to disadvantage in England between 2011/12 and 2016/17. The…

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By Sarah Timmis; Luke Heselwood; Eleonora Harwich

The report demonstrates the potential of data sharing to transform public service delivery and improve outcomes for citizens. It explores…

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By Peter Kenway; Issy Petrie

Councils in Northern Ireland are responsible for considerably less public spending than their counterparts in Wales or Scotland: only 4%,…

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By Rowena Crawford; George Stoye; Ben Zaranko

Recent years have seen substantial reductions in public spending on social care for older people in England. This has not…

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By David Phillips; Polly Simpson

This briefing note looks at how council spending on adult social care and other services changed between 2009-10 and 2017-18.

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By Various Authors

This report provides new estimates of total spending by the government on children in England, including benefits, education spending, services…

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By Joe Dromey

Achieving better wages and working conditions as part of a new growth model will require a renaissance of collective bargaining…

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By Karen Barker; Carla Ayrton; Issy Petrie; Adam Tinson

This is a qualitative piece of research examining how policy and practice at local authority level contributes to and could…

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