Press & Media
Social Market Foundation responds to Budget 2021
The Chancellor delivered the UK Government's latest Budget today - his 15th major fiscal announcement - setting out plans for the final stages of economic support during the Coronavirus crisis and the forthcoming recovery. The Social Market Foundation's response to the Budget follows below.
|Published:||03 March 2021|
Nearly 800,000 homeowners vulnerable to repossession during the pandemic
Almost 800,000 households could be vulnerable to repossession if they suffered a loss of income, a new think-tank report says today.
|Published:||25 February 2021|
Decades of failure leaves half of disabled benefits claimants in poverty
Decades of reforms and political promises have failed to help disabled people, with 42 per cent of all people in homes relying on disability benefits now in poverty, according to new analysis published today by The Social Market Foundation and Scope.
|Published:||24 February 2021|
New “Accelerator Zones” could boost UK regions – Conservative MPs
Relaxed visa rules and tax incentives should be used to turn cities and towns with leading universities into “Accelerator Zones”, a new report says today.
|Published:||21 February 2021|
Chancellor should adopt a “pub relief” to support hospitality and save lives
Reforms to alcohol duty could boost pub sales by 100 million pints a year, providing a lifeline to the hospitality industry and reducing harmful drinking, a think-tank says today.
|Published:||19 February 2021|
Prof Wendy Thomson appointed as next Chair of Trustees
Professor Wendy Thomson has been appointed Chair of Trustees at the Social Market Foundation.
|Published:||10 February 2021|