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The Progressive Policy Think Tank
Topic: Economy

The Chancellor must use the Budget to invest in the North’s industry

It is time for the government to match its rhetoric on decarbonisation and levelling up with action, says Jonathan Webb. Aspirations to decarbonise our economy and level up the country are...

03/03/2021
Blog post Expert comment Economy Environment Jobs & skills Budget IPPR North

Tax and recovery: Beyond the binary

Some taxes can be raised this year without stifling the recovery, especially if the Chancellor commits to a major stimulus package alongside them. We identified four priority tax reforms that could make the system more balanced, more sustainable, and could prevent inequality from escalating further.

26/02/2021
Publication Briefing Economy Centre for Economic Justice IPPR

Anchor, belong, connect: The future of town centres

As we try to see a future beyond Covid-19, we must come to terms with how town centres have changed and the challenges and opportunities that this presents for all of us. 

04/02/2021
Publication Report Economy IPPR North

The Brexit EU-UK trade deal: A first analysis

The UK and the EU deal on their future relationship, struck at the eleventh hour, is one of the most critical agreements the UK will negotiate in the post-Brexit era. It comprises the basis of...

27/12/2020
Publication Briefing Economy Power & politics Society & migration Progressive Brexit IPPR