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The Progressive Policy Think Tank

IPPR Coronavirus Response

We're working to deliver policy solutions that can slow the spread of the virus, protect people's livelihoods and ensure the economic recovery delivers both prosperity and justice for the long-term.

Care after Coronavirus: Avoiding a fatal breach of trust

Introduction:   In Boris Johnson’s  first speech  as Prime Minister he made a promise to the nation that he would “fix the crisis in social care once and for all with a clear plan we have...

24/11/2020
Blog post Long read Public services Coronavirus response Better Health and Care IPPR

The Chancellor's Challenge: delivering a stimulus for post-pandemic recovery

The pandemic has had dire consequences for people’s lives – not just in health terms, but economically. This tide of hardship will only swell without adequate support for the economy.

23/11/2020
Publication Briefing Economy Environment Jobs & skills Public services Centre for Economic Justice Coronavirus response IPPR

Helping households in debt

Exploring experiences of debt and household finance before and during the pandemic, and how the financial impacts of Covid-19 may affect people in different demographic groups and regions

18/11/2020
Publication Report Economy IPPR Centre for Economic Justice Coronavirus response

IPPR: Furlough extension gives business and workers some certainty this winter

Think tank welcomes extension but warns more support is needed for families and renters as tougher restrictions come into force IPPR economist welcomes Chancellor’s statement but highlights...

05/11/2020
Press Releases Economy Jobs & skills Public services Centre for Economic Justice Coronavirus response IPPR

IPPR: immediate action needed to prevent surge in homelessness this winter

Think tank calls for return of eviction ban as new lockdown due to start in England As England is set to return to lockdown, the IPPR think tank is today calling on the UK government to extend...

04/11/2020
Press Releases Housing & infrastructure Public services Homelessness Coronavirus response IPPR

Building a post-Brexit immigration system for the economic recovery

The UK is set to introduce a new system for work-based immigration in January 2021. For the first time in decades, the government will apply the same rules on migration to both EU and non-EU citizens.

03/11/2020
Publication Report Society & migration Progressive Brexit Coronavirus response IPPR