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The Progressive Policy Think Tank

IPPR North

Publications

IPPR North conducts research on a wide variety of topics affecting the North of England, including local government and devolution, regional economics, industrial strategy, civil society, skills, education, social policy, transport and more

Latest publications

Anchor, belong, connect: The future of town centres

As we try to see a future beyond Covid-19, we must come to terms with how town centres have changed and the challenges and opportunities that this presents for all of us. 

04/02/2021
Publication Report Economy IPPR North

Levelling up health for prosperity

This report outlines policy to make health improvement and the reduction of place-based health inequality a joint enterprise between local and national government

07/12/2020
Publication Report Public services Better Health and Care IPPR North

State of the North 2020/21: Power up, level up, rise up

In this year's State of the North report, we set out some of the ways in which the North’s economy does not, currently, create the conditions for a good life for everyone in the region – and how a truly ‘levelled up’ North might look.

07/12/2020
Publication Report Devolution & local leadership Power & politics IPPR North

Northern Powerhomes: A green recovery plan to decarbonise homes in the North

There is huge potential for economic stimulus provided by a programme of housing decarbonisation in the north of England. Healthier homes with lower emissions are crucial to our journey to a net-zero carbon future and for ‘levelling up’ the North’s economy..

17/11/2020
Publication Report Housing & infrastructure New Skills at Work Science & technology IPPR North

Young people affected by homelessness in north east England

Early intervention to support young people and their families can reduce rates of homelessness. However, the relevant services need sufficient funding, specialist expertise, and effective partnerships.

23/10/2020
Publication Report Housing & infrastructure Homelessness IPPR North

At a crossroads: The future of transitional supported housing

Transitional supported housing (TSH) is a crucial service to many of society’s most vulnerable people, supporting and housing 189,500 people. The sector stands at a crossroads. The Covid-19 crisis brings threat and opportunity for the hundreds of thousands of people who will rely on the TSH sector both now and in the future.

14/10/2020
Publication Report Housing & infrastructure Third Sector Homelessness IPPR North

Child poverty and devolution in North East England

In this report, we consider how English regions, such as the North East, can use devolution to address child poverty and improve the lives and life chances of children.

25/09/2020
Publication Report Devolution & local leadership Young people Equality Metro mayors IPPR North