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What should a North East child poverty strategy look like?

IPPR North worked with the North East Child Poverty Commission (NECPC) to publish  Child Poverty and Devolution in North East England  in September 2020. The report called on local, regional...

Blog post Long read Devolution & local leadership IPPR North

Why we need 'missions' to drive the UK's economic renewal

The Sunday Times reported last weekend that the leader of the Labour Party, Keir Starmer, will announce a set of “missions” that would define a future Labour government. These missions are likely...

Blog post Expert comment Economy Centre for Economic Justice Fair Transition Unit IPPR

Explainer: Inside the new North East devolution deal

The week before last, a new devolution deal for the North East was announced by the secretary of state for levelling up, housing and communities. Subject to local and parliamentary approval, the new...

Blog post Power & politics IPPR North Long read

£560 million in levelling up funding lost to inflation

Inflation is expected to create a £560 million hole in the government’s Levelling Up Fund (LUF) and Shared Prosperity Fund (SPF) by 2025/26 according to our analysis of new figures published today...

Blog post Long read Economy Progressive levelling up IPPR North