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The Progressive Policy Think Tank
Topic: Housing & infrastructure

The Chancellor’s energy plan is a sticking plaster full of holes

Today the energy regulator Ofgem has revealed the biggest ever rise in energy bills. The change will see the average cost of a household gas and electricity bill rise by £693 to £1,971 with energy...

03/02/2022
Blog post Long read Housing & infrastructure IPPR

The impact of a proportional property tax in London

Moving from our current system of council tax and stamp duty to a proportional property tax would help to share wealth and opportunity fairly.

08/12/2021
Publication Report Housing & infrastructure Equality IPPR

On the Home Front

In its forthcoming heat and buildings strategy the government needs to stump up the cash, set robust standards, support skills development, and communicate, communicate, communicate, if the UK is to be successful on the home front on the climate crisis.

08/09/2021
Blog post Expert comment Environment Housing & infrastructure Environmental Justice Commission IPPR

Addressing digital exclusion in north east England

Digital exclusion was a problem long before the Covid-19 pandemic. However, since the pandemic began, there has been increased reliance on access to digital services.

06/09/2021
Publication Report Housing & infrastructure Third Sector Equality IPPR North

Northern Powerhomes: A green recovery plan to decarbonise homes in the North

There is huge potential for economic stimulus provided by a programme of housing decarbonisation in the north of England. Healthier homes with lower emissions are crucial to our journey to a net-zero carbon future and for ‘levelling up’ the North’s economy..

17/11/2020
Publication Report Housing & infrastructure New Skills at Work Science & technology IPPR North