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The Progressive Policy Think Tank

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Our publications and reports offer ideas, analysis, research, policy recommendations and incisive commentary. 

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The Brexit EU-UK trade deal: A first analysis

The UK and the EU deal on their future relationship, struck at the eleventh hour, is one of the most critical agreements the UK will negotiate in the post-Brexit era. It comprises the basis of...

27/12/2020
Publication Briefing Economy Power & politics Society & migration Progressive Brexit IPPR

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

Lessons learned: Just transitions from around the world

From #BuildBackBetter and Black Lives Matter to net zero – 2020 has been characterised by calls for a better and more sustainable future. This paper explores how we can better design public policy to support a rapid and fair transition to net zero and the restoration of nature.

02/12/2020
Publication Report Environment Jobs & skills Environmental Justice Commission 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

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