While migration will almost certainly remain an issue of national consideration, it is increasingly clear that addressing the opportunities and challenges it poses is likely to require regional action. This report examines the experience of migration in the North East of England and how policy interventions might help the region better harness its potential to facilitate economic growth. It incorporates fresh data on the scale of migration and observations on its impacts in the region.
Snakes and ladders: Tackling precarity in social security and employment supportAcross the country, people are trying to make ends meet, build financial security and pursue their aspirations. But, in a vicious cycle of snakes and ladders, many are being pulled down into poverty.
Making markets: The City's role in industrial strategyTo tackle climate change, we need a significant increase in public and private capital investment.
Broken hearted: A spotlight paper on cardiovascular diseaseProgress on cardiovascular disease was a significant driver of better health and prosperity in the latter half of the 20th century, however progress has recently stalled – with indications it may be in reverse.