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Anna Round

Senior Research Fellow, North East Round Anna Anna's work focuses on the North East of England and she has published reports on diverse aspects of the region’s economy. She also works on education, …

Person Staff Economy IPPR North

The Northern Challenge?

Earlier this month the former Chancellor, George Osborne, spoke to the Education Select Committee alongside two of his colleagues, Henri Murison and Lord Jim O’Neill, from the Northern Powerhouse …

Blog post Expert comment IPPR North

Northern Leaders Must Tackle Widening Skills Crisis

Widening higher skills gap between North and English average is a major threat to national productivity growth Colleges and FE providers in crisis as government funding halved between 2010/11 …

Press Releases Jobs & skills IPPR North

Gove Grasps Vision for Rural Economy

Michael Gove’s speech yesterday at the Oxford Farming Conference provided some much-anticipated detail on plans for farming support following Britain’s withdrawal from the EU and with it the Common …

Blog post Expert comment Economy IPPR North

Brexit Boost for Rural Areas?

IPPR North calls on Government to devolve Brexit dividend to rural areas Around 17% of the UK population live in rural areas Between 2007 and 2013, €29.9 billion Brexit …

Press Releases Devolution & local leadership IPPR North

Anna Round Analyses the North of Tyne Devolution Deal

The North of Tyne Devolution Deal, announced in last Wednesday’s budget, has been greeted with enthusiasm and not a little relief. It recognises the commitment to devolution in these three Local …

Blog post Expert comment Devolution & local leadership IPPR North

Northern schools: one year on

One year on from our landmark Northern Schools report with Teach First, IPPR North's Anna Round surveys the region's educational landscape. In the year since IPPR North’s  Northern Schools …

Blog post Expert comment Jobs & skills IPPR North