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Power and wealth are not well distributed in Britain, meaning too many people feel excluded from politics and policy-making. Our work explores ways to give more people a say and a stake in the country’s future.

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London coronavirus economy tracker

This report, commissioned by Peabody, examines the emerging impact of the coronavirus crisis on London’s economy. It explores the latest timely data on economic outcomes to produce an as up-to-date picture as possible.
Published: 18 September 2020
Author(s): Amy Norman, Scott Corfe
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Best intentions: EU migrant workers in Fenland

This report is based on the results of survey interviews conducted with mostly lower-skilled EU migrants in the Fenland area of the UK, one of the most deprived parts of the UK and at the heart of the "Leave" vote in the EU Referendum.
Published: 17 September 2020
Author: Jonathan Thomas
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Lockdown in London: tracking the impact of coronavirus on the capital’s economy

This report, commissioned by Peabody, examines the emerging impact of the coronavirus crisis on London’s economy. It explores the latest timely data on economic outcomes to produce an as up-to-date picture as possible.
Published: 22 July 2020
Author(s): Amy Norman, Scott Corfe
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A new life for the high street

Key points Emerging evidence suggests that lockdown will change consumer and business behaviour on a long-lasting basis, with a permanent shift to homeworking and digital retail. This change will impact...
Published: 22 July 2020
Author: Scott Corfe
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Unlocking Britain

These proposals are informed by the work of the Unlock Britain Commission, a group of independent advisors, business leaders and politicians, led by Afolami and convened to stimulate new economic...
Published: 17 June 2020
Author: Bim Afolami MP
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Assessing the economic implications of coronavirus and Brexit

This report offers clear evidence-driven analysis of the economic impact of the two most pressing issues facing the UK economy today: the coronavirus crisis and our future relationship with the European Union when the transition period ends.
Published: 31 May 2020
Author(s): Kathryn Petrie, Amy Norman
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Anarchy in the UK (and Everywhere Else): The Ideological Roots of Populism

This briefing paper by Mirko Draca, Director of CAGE, sheds new light on the recent upsurge of populist movements shaking Western democracies, finding that populism is underpinned by a distrust in institutions.
Published: 18 September 2019
Author: Mirko Draca
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Falling off a Cliff

This SMF briefing note provides an update on the state of Britain’s coastal communities. Worryingly, it shows that the economic gap between coastal communities and the rest of the country has widened even more since our 2017 report.
Published: 22 August 2019
Author: Scott Corfe
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Immigration: an opportunity to lead

Some British politicians are in danger of misjudging public opinion on immigration. Not only the UK’s immigration policy, but also its wider political future, could be at stake.
Published: 02 July 2018
Author: Jonathan Thomas
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