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The Progressive Policy Think Tank


Social (in)security: Reforming the UK’s social safety net

The UK has experienced a decade of austerity. While this has not resulted in a dramatic decrease in public spending in absolute terms, it does represent the longest pause in real-terms spending...

Publication Report Jobs & skills IPPR New Social Risks

Ethical care: A bold reform agenda for adult social care

With the possibility of a long-term funding settlement for social care, there is an urgent need for a bold reform agenda. For two decades, politicians have promised a long-term funding settlement for...

Publication Report Public services IPPR Better Health and Care

Reforming the taxation of income from wealth

Revenue estimates for Labour, the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats The IPPR Commission on Economic Justice identified a need to move to a higher tax, higher spend economy – with future...

Publication Briefing Economy Centre for Economic Justice IPPR

Putting people at the heart of the green transition

There is a growing political and public consensus on the need for rapid action, at scale, to tackle the climate and environmental crises. And there are an increasing number of advocates for a just...

Publication Report Environment IPPR Environmental Justice Commission

A lost decade

Successive governments have lauded the life sciences as a pillar of the UK economy in recent years. David Cameron talked about “a jewel in the crown”. Theresa May set out her ambition to make Britain...

Publication Briefing Public services Science & technology Better Health and Care IPPR

No-deal Brexit: The implications for labour and social rights

The new prime minister is committed to delivering Brexit without further delay. With the government intent on leaving the EU and the chances of a renegotiation of the withdrawal agreement in flux,...

Publication Briefing Power & politics Progressive Brexit IPPR