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The Progressive Policy Think Tank


Building a food system that works for everyone

This report puts forward a series of recommendations for the UK and devolved governments, as well as local authorities, to start addressing the many challenges currently facing the UK food system. 

Publication Report Environment Environmental Justice Commission IPPR

Better than before: A fair work recovery

The Covid-19 public health crisis has dominated our lives for more than a year. In economic terms, however, the crisis is likely to dominate for many years to come. Once the virus is brought under...

Publication Briefing Jobs & skills IPPR Scotland

Women in the North: Choosing to challenge inequalities

Women have borne the brunt of the pandemic’s impacts in the past year. Around 45 per cent of working women across the North work in sectors that have seen the biggest negative impacts during the pandemic.

Publication Report Society & migration Equality Coronavirus response IPPR North

The truth tellers: Why we need profound audit sector reform now

Bad governance and poor management with too little accountability in businesses leave the UK economy with significant costs. Auditors should be the gatekeepers helping to keep such financial mismanagement at bay, yet too often they are failing to do so.

Publication Briefing Economy Business Centre for Economic Justice IPPR

The state of end of life care: Building back better after Covid-19

Covid-19 has caused serious disruption to end of life care provision in England. Excess deaths have spiked due to the pandemic, putting more strain on providers. The hospice sector has seen their fundraising disrupted, putting beds and continuity of care at risk.

Publication Report Public services Older people Coronavirus response IPPR

Recover, Reward, Renew: A post-pandemic plan for the healthcare workforce

One year since the Covid-19 pandemic took hold, the political narrative has become one of recovery, for the health system as much as for the economy. But what does 'build back better' really mean for an exhausted and over-stretched healthcare workforce?

Publication Briefing Public services Coronavirus response Better Health and Care IPPR

Strategies for promoting integration at the city region level

The Covid-19 pandemic has posed unprecedented challenges for the integration of migrant communities. As the crisis subsides, England’s city region mayors – who represent more than half of the UK’s...

Publication Briefing Society & migration Metro mayors IPPR