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State of the North 2020/21: Power up, level up, rise up

Publication Report Devolution & local leadership Power & politics IPPR North
Topic: Devolution & local leadership

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...

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Funding a social renewal: Scottish budget briefing paper

Ahead of the Scottish government budget, we analyse options for raising additional revenue to protect public services for people in Scotland

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Community led levelling up – insights from Redcar

 “ I think it already is special we have just been left in the Stone Age .” This was the response from Helen,* a social worker who had lived in Redcar nearly all her life when she was...

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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...

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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...

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