In this briefing, we examine the fiscal and economic impact of two alternative scenarios for NHS pay over the next two years; increasing pay in line with Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation, and a ‘catch-up’ rate of increasing NHS pay in line with private sector earnings plus 1 per cent.
State of the North 2024: Charting the course for a decade of renewalThe North’s communities are ambitious for a better future, but face systemic and pronounced inequalities. Gaps in power, wealth, opportunity, and health result in shorter, sicker, less fulfilling lives.
No home left behind: Funding a just transition to clean heat in ScotlandHow can we ensure that investment in clean heating in Scottish homes drives a just transition, sharing costs and benefits fairly?
The asylum backlog: Job done?This blog post sets out how the department must now grapple with a new set of backlog challenges.