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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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Getting the green light: achieving sustainability at a local level

This briefing assesses what role councils and businesses can play in reaching Net Zero and makes a series of recommendations for financing and delivering vital net zero projects in our communities.
Published: 08 July 2021
Author: Scott Corfe
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A matter of perspective? Outlook inequality and its impact on young people

This report explores young people’s “outlook” in the UK, the role of outlook in shaping life outcomes, and how policy can respond in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Published: 07 July 2021
Author(s): Scott Corfe, Aveek Bhattacharya
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The EU Settlement Scheme: The greatest story never told?

The terms of the EU Settlement Scheme are very generous in giving EU citizens the right to stay in the UK permanently, both absolutely and in comparison with the EU...
Published: 29 June 2021
Author: Jonathan Thomas
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The New Plan for Immigration: We need to talk about Albania

This briefing argues that by failing to engage with either the public’s scepticism of asylum seekers, or the problem of what to do about failed asylum seekers, the refugee rights sector has ceded the ground in this area to the Government, and that the New Plan for Immigration is largely the result.
Published: 05 May 2021
Author: Jonathan Thomas
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London coronavirus economy tracker – April 2021

This report, the fifth in a series commissioned by Peabody, updates our analysis of the impact of COVID-19 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 April 2021
Author(s): Amy Norman, Scott Corfe
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So now you give a monkey’s? The policy wonk’s guide to Hartlepool

Whilst political attention is largely trained on the party politics and votes at stake in Hartlepool, there is much that policymakers can learn by looking at the North East constituency....
Published: 13 April 2021
Author: Aveek Bhattacharya
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Stuck in the middle with you

In response to the Government’s proposals for a 'New Plan for Immigration', this report argues that the UK should amend its existing immigration rules to allow safe and legal routes for more people to enter the UK on humanitarian grounds who can more easily integrate and make economic contributions to the UK.
Published: 25 March 2021
Author(s): Russell Hargrave, Jonathan Thomas
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London coronavirus economy tracker – February 2021

This report, the fourth in a series commissioned by Peabody, updates our analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on London's economy. It explores the latest timely data on economic outcomes to produce an as up-to-date picture as possible.
Published: 26 February 2021
Author(s): Amy Norman, Scott Corfe
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Accelerator Zones: how to turbocharge economic opportunity across the UK

This briefing paper, authored by Conservative MPs Bim Afolami and Laura Trott sets out the case for new "Accelerator Zones" to be established across the UK, designed to drive innovation and growth in university towns and cities.
Published: 21 February 2021
Author(s): Bim Afolami MP, Laura Trott MP
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