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Divided and connected: Regional inequalities in the North, the UK and the developed world – State of the North 2019

Publication Report Devolution & local leadership Equality Leadership Population and demographics Metro mayors IPPR North
Topic: Devolution & local leadership

Child poverty and devolution in North East England

In this report, we consider how English regions, such as the North East, can use devolution to address child poverty and improve the lives and life chances of children.

25/09/2020
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Covid-19 and the case for a digital commons

The pandemic has led to major changes in how we work and live. Most striking is the accelerating growth of the data economy and its dominant digital giants. We must bring our data under local, democratic control.

06/08/2020
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Decent work: Harnessing the power of local government

The North is enduring a severe job quality crisis. Record high employment figures conceal major deficiencies in the quality of work people are doing. And while every region of the country has seen an...

15/05/2019
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State of the North 2018: Reprioritising the Northern Powerhouse

The north of England has rarely faced such threat and opportunity. Brexit looms; budgets in essential NHS and council services are at breaking point. The world’s major, long-term challenges –...

05/12/2018
Publication Report Devolution & local leadership Economy Population and demographics Metro mayors IPPR North