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Trust issues: Dealing with distrust in politics

Publication Report Power & politics IPPR
Topic: Power & politics

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...

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Freefall: how a year of chaos has undermined trust in politics

The last few weeks have seen profound political turmoil dominate our national debate. So bad has our plight become that The Economist magazine recently coined the term “ Britaly ”, a comparison to...

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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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Voters sold on mayor’s bold buses vision

A range of elections took place across South Yorkshire last Thursday. This included local council elections, the election of a directly elected mayor in Doncaster and the election of the mayor for...

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Levelling up gender parity locally: Erica Roscoe explains

This International Women’s Day, we take the emphasis on ‘empowering the local level’ highlighted in the recent levelling up white paper to reflect on why gender parity in policymaking is essential,...

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