Monthly Archives: April 2011

ippr has today published the results of a poll specially commissioned from YouGov on support for the Alternative Vote. The headline results are encouraging for supporters of AV: 45 per cent say they will vote Yes in the forthcoming referendum, with … Continue reading

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This past week, we have been debating internships and their impact on social mobility in the UK. But take a look at this if you want to see what happens when interns are employed on a grand scale and get seriously militant … Continue reading

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As the Observer reported last weekend, the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has revised its household debt assumptions upwards. Last June, the OBR forecast that household debt would increase from an average of £58,000 for every household in the UK in 2010 … Continue reading

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The past week has seen a slew of grim news from the retail sector, while the Bank of England has reported increased mortgage defaults and the OBR is predicting increases in household debt. It’s not looking good.

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