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Speech from The Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP – Secretary of State for Education

The Social Market Foundation is pleased to welcome the Rt Hon Gavin Williamson, Secretary of State for Education, to deliver a virtual speech on the Government's future vision for Further Education. The speech is followed by a Q&A session with the SMF's Director, James Kirkup.

Published: 09 July 2020
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Revealed: the places facing the worst economic hit from the pandemic

The local areas facing the most severe impact on jobs from the coronavirus downturn are revealed in Social Market Foundation research published today.

Published: 06 July 2020
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‘Green recovery’ needs quick wins to deliver household savings and jobs

Promises of a “green recovery” from the Coronavirus downturn must offer quick and tangible financial benefits and job opportunities, or the Net Zero agenda could face a backlash from voters, a report argues today.

Published: 03 July 2020
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New opportunity: Chief Economist at the Social Market Foundation

The SMF is seeking a new Chief Economist. The appointee will replace Kathryn Petrie, who is leaving for a senior role in international public policy.

Published: 18 June 2020
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Treasury should take £15bn stake in British business – then sell it to the public

The Treasury should spend £15 billion investing directly into British firms in exchange for shares that would one day be sold to the public, a new Social Market Foundation report by Bim Afolami MP says today.

Published: 17 June 2020
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Create pension “superfunds” to back infrastructure

New British pension “superfunds” should be created to invest in infrastructure for Britain’s green recovery, a think-tank says today.

Published: 15 June 2020
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