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Gauging local attitudes to local identity and local powers

Our new report reveals that many English people feel very attached to their local area and have high levels of trust in local politicians and institutions.



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From classroom to career: driving a generation

Our new report argues that better relationships between schools and local businesses are key to improving careers services for young people, and could help address skills shortages in key industries.



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Is it back to ‘Rising Damp’ for Britain’s renters?

Private renting is the fastest growing sector of the UK housing market, yet it is plagued by increased poverty rates, challenges of quality and safety, and a growing housing benefit submarket.



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How the 2015 spending review can work for all of Britain

Rising demand for public services and a political will to reduce the benefits bill create a golden opportunity to rethink how public spending decisions are made.



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The future of England: The local dimension

The future of England: The local dimension

Looking beyond recent analysis focusing on Englishness and the politics of England, this paper investigates people's level of connection with local areas, their trust in local institutions and their appetite for more devolution of powers to the local level.

14 Apr 2014
by Ed CoxCharlie Jeffrey
Driving a generation: Improving the interaction between schools and businesses

Driving a generation: Improving the interaction between schools and businesses

Today’s secondary school pupils are being let down by careers services that are not equal to the task of helping them navigate the increasingly difficult transition from school to work. In this report we demonstrate how closer collaboration between local schools and businesses offers mutual benefits, and can help guide young people towards rewarding careers.

30 Jan 2014
by Ed CoxBill Davies

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Sights and sounds of the European Jobs & Skills Summit 2014

Check out our snapshot of all the goings-on at the first European Jobs & Skills Summit, held in London, 1 April 2014.

Key issues: European jobs and skills

Watch a short summary of the key issues underpinning unemployment and underemployment in Europe. This presentation was first given by IPPR director Nick Pearce at the European Jobs & Skills Summit 2014.

The full report is available for download at http://www.ippr.org/publication/55/12069/european-jobs-and-skills-a-comprehensive-review-2014

Keynote speech: Matt Hancock on vocational education, maths and technology

The skills and enterprise minister spoke at the European Jobs and Skills Summit 2014, hosted by IPPR and JP Morgan. He emphasised the importance of vocational education, mathematics and technology to both jobseekers and the British economy.

Keynote speech: Rachel Reeves on work and welfare

The shadow work and pensions secretary spoke at the European Jobs and Skills Summit 2014, hosted by IPPR and JP Morgan. She said her job was to ensure that when young people fall through gaps the social security system is in place to get them into work.

Work hard, pay into the system and uphold British values

64% of people surveyed by IPPR agreed that if migrants work hard, pay into the system and uphold British values then we should welcome them to the UK. Find out more about our fair deal on immigration at http://www.IPPR.org/fair-deal

Coming soon

Home ownership: a national obsession?

This 'Ideas on the 3rd Floor' event will explore and discuss the rising demand for houses.

10 Jun 2014
 

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@CURDSNewcastle @guardian It's from research by Ed Turner at Aston Uni - not sure if it has been published as a paper www.aston.ac.uk/lss/staff-directory/turnere/

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NEW REPORT 'States of transition' looking at Youth unemployment, education and labour market policy in Europe & US ippr.org/publication/55/12129/states-of-transition-youth-unemployment-education-and-labour-market-policy-in-europe-and-the-us

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Our collection of case studies on youth transition systems in Europe and the US is published today: ippr.org/images/media/files/publication/2014/04/States-of-transition_Apr-2014_12129.pdf @ippr

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Striking comparative stats cited in forthcoming @IPPR paper. Poles in UK= 550,000;Brits in Poland = 764. This why #freemovement a live issue

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