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The Brexit EU-UK trade deal: A first analysis

Publication Briefing Economy Power & politics Society & migration Progressive Brexit IPPR
Topic: Power & politics

An intersectional approach to poverty and inequality in Scotland

In our report, “ Intersectionality: Revealing the realities of poverty and inequality in Scotland ”, we used an intersectional lens to better understand the nature of poverty and inequality in...

05/10/2021
Blog post Long read Economy Power & politics Scotland IPPR Scotland

Northern mayors: 100 days of a new term

Three in every five people in the north of England, that’s 9.7 million people, are now covered by a mayoral combined authority. In the North, six powerful metro mayors now govern areas with a...

14/08/2021
Publication Briefing Devolution & local leadership Power & politics Metro mayors IPPR North

Towards a Progressive US-UK Trade Partnership

The contemporary model of international trade is under strain. Rising trade tensions, paralysis at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), and economic instability as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic...

09/06/2021
Publication Briefing Economy Environment Power & politics World politics IPPR

The last Scottish Parliament set good ambitions - this one must deliver them

My last face-to-face work meeting before Covid-19 was back in February 2020, a few weeks before the pandemic hit Scotland. Looking back now, the idea of getting the train, going to Glasgow, meeting a...

02/06/2021
Blog post Expert comment Devolution & local leadership Power & politics Scotland IPPR Scotland

Elections 2021: A view from the North

A milestone for devolution This week, voters across the UK will participate in devolved and local elections. The political and policy landscapes are very different from 2017 when the first of...

04/05/2021
Blog post Long read Devolution & local leadership Power & politics 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

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

In this year's State of the North report, we set out some of the ways in which the North’s economy does not, currently, create the conditions for a good life for everyone in the region – and how a truly ‘levelled up’ North might look.

07/12/2020
Publication Report Devolution & local leadership Power & politics IPPR North

Negotiating the level playing field

The UK and the EU are embarking on the next stage of the Brexit negotiations to determine their future trading relationship. Both sides are looking to agree a free trade agreement to guarantee no...

05/03/2020
Publication Briefing Power & politics Progressive Brexit World politics IPPR

Level playing field – IPPR Brexit briefing

Last updated  08/06/2020 With the deadline for extending the transition period approaching, the negotiations between the UK and the EU on their post-Brexit relationship are entering a critical...

18/02/2020
Blog post Expert comment Power & politics Society & migration IPPR