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The Progressive Policy Think Tank

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IPPR has one of the highest news and media profiles of all think tanks, with our policy experts appearing regularly in the media.

Head of News and Communications

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David Wastell
07921 403651
d.wastell@ippr.org

Digital and Media Officer

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Robin Harvey
07779 204798
r.harvey@ippr.org

Media and Campaigns Manager, IPPR North and Scotland

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Rosie Lockwood
0758 577 2633
R.Lockwood@ippr.org

Spending Review 2020: IPPR response

Spending review misunderstands 'basic economics' and will leave economy needlessly damaged Chancellor has delivered only a quarter of the cash needed to fully restore the economy,...

25/11/2020
Press Releases Economy Environment Public services Budget Centre for Economic Justice IPPR

IPPR North respond to Spending Review 2020

Responding to today's spending review, IPPR North Director Sarah Longlands said: “Last year, this government was elected off the back of a promise to ‘level up’ our country. Now, almost a year...

25/11/2020
Press Releases Economy Budget IPPR North

IPPR welcomes green recovery proposals

Labour backs IPPR call for green job creation to drive recovery In its proposals, the Labour party has also backed IPPR’s proposals for a National Investment Bank focused on climate, a...

10/11/2020
Press Releases Economy Environment Environmental Justice Commission IPPR

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