In the recent autumn statement, the chancellor set out the government’s plans to respond to the turmoil from October’s mini budget. He outlined significant tax rises, new fiscal rules limiting borrowing, and significant cuts to public services from 2025. Within this changed political and economic context, the politics of the 2010s with a narrow focus on debt is threatening a return.
This paper sets out how to increase public spending on climate and nature, at speed to maximise economic opportunities and ensure ongoing public support.
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.
Where are we going? Transport priorities for the next UK governmentThe UK needs a greener transport system that works better for people today and allows future generations to thrive.