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The retained EU law bill: What does it mean for workers’ rights?

Last week’s retained EU law bill has received little attention so far amid the political and economic fallout from the mini-budget, but it is set to play a profound role in the government’s economic...

Blog post Expert comment Jobs & skills Progressive Brexit IPPR

Where next for the Shared Prosperity Fund?

There is a broad consensus that for decades Westminster has not treated the social and economic inequalities that exist across the country with the urgency required. Despite the fanfare that...

Blog post Long read IPPR North

Under the microscope: York and North Yorkshire’s devolution deal

Earlier this month, on Yorkshire Day 2022, a devolution deal for York and North Yorkshire was signed by the leaders of the City of York and North Yorkshire councils and the secretary of state for...

Blog post Expert comment Devolution & local leadership IPPR North

Ryan Swift reflects on the 8th anniversary of the Northern Powerhouse

June 23rd marks eight years since the Northern Powerhouse agenda was launched. On the same date this year voters will go to the polls in a by-election in Wakefield. This blog reflects on the lessons...

Blog post Expert comment Devolution & local leadership Economy Power & politics Metro mayors IPPR North