Institute For Public Policy Research

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Kevan Carrick: Let's not repeat mistakes of the past 30 years

A couple of weeks ago my column focused on the crisis in housing and the need to build more houses more quickly – the tricky bit is how to go about doing that!A couple of weeks ago my column focused on the crisis in housing and the need to build more ... [Published The Journal - 2 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Increase diesel taxes to fight pollution, say Boris Johnson and green groups

_ Traffic in Putney high street – the mayor of London and green groups are calling for an increase in diesel taxation. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/ Green campaigners, pollution experts and the mayor of London have called on government to increase taxes ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 19 hours ago]
Entities: Diesel, Taxes, Pollution
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Yorkshire’s regional outlook bright after GDP announcement

In Yorkshire, nearly 150,000 more people are in work than in 2010, unemployment is down by 38,000 since 2010.The government has also reported that almost 5,700 have gained jobs through the Regional Growth Fund and Enterprise ZonesThe government also stated ... [Published B Daily - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

The paralegal conundrum

Currently we don’t have a clear idea of who paralegals are, what they’re doing, what they will be doing in future, or even how many there are. We don’t know the scale of the challenges they are facing, but we do know their employers are facing tough times, ... [Published New Law Journal - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

The plight of an intern in six graphs

As businesses hire unpaid interns in breach of minimum wage regulations, we chart the story of interns Internships are now a rite of passage for anyone hoping to secure a job after graduation.If you’re lucky, you might get valuable experience within your ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Childcare cash call for every family

EVERY family should get help from Government with the cost of childcare, according to the think-tank IPPR.A new report from Citizens Advice reveals that parents on low incomes or with unstable working hours are forced to rely on poorer quality childcare ... [Published Yorkshire Post - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

GDP Figures: How the Economy Recovered Should Be Cause for Caution

Friday's preliminary GDP estimate for the second quarter of 2014 shows an economy growing at 0.8% a quarter, and recovering it's pre-recession level of output. It would be wrong to take this as a sign of 'business-as-usual' however, when fundamental problems ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Blair: Philosophy of third way progressive politics (2)

IT was by analysing economic and social trends not with ideological blinkers but by reference to real life observation, that we realised that there was no possibility of the British people accepting a programme which either pivoted on more State control ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

UK Carbon Budget Stands

The UK government will keep its by 2027 from 1990 levels.The decision not to amend the carbon budget, which covers the period from 2023 to 2027, “reflects the views of the vast majority of businesses, investors and environmental groups,” Ed Davey, UK ... [Published Environmental Leader - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Invest in housing like transport and energy infrastructure, says report

23 July 2014 | ByProblems with housing finance could be improved if housing investment was treated more like other key economic infrastructure such as transport, energy and skills, a report by IPPR North has said today.Home Economics: The Role of Housing ... [Published InsideHousing - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Why should the state be involved in childcare?

23 July 2014Representatives from two leading think tanks will face questions from the House of Lords Committee on Affordable Childcare on Wednesday 23 July.WitnessesCommittee Room 4A, Palace of WestminsterAt 10:40 am:Dalia Ben-Galim, Associate Director ... [Published United Kingdom Parliament - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 6 reports

Cities 'should generate green energy', says think tank

Cities should invest in green energy production to compete with the main UK energy suppliers, a centre-left think tank has recommended. UK cities and local authorities could reap the benefits of renewable energy subsidies, a report by IPPR suggested. ... [Published Energy and energy security - Jul 18 2014]

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Simon Birkett, founder and director of Clean Air in London, told the Guardian the problem was now acute and must be dealt with: "Successive governments have incentivised the use of diesel vehicles, especially through company car taxation, even though they have known for over ten years that doing so was killing people. We need action now to ban carcinogenic diesel exhaust from the most polluted places by 2020 with an intermediate step by 2018 and an inquiry to discover how this public health catastrophe happened in the first place."
"We are continuing to strengthen our team and so far this year we have recruited an additional four members into our management team and we shall shortly appoint an experienced executive to manage our export activities.“"
...Paul Ryan, the Republican pick for vice-president in 2012, said about Medicaid and food stamps that year: "We don’t want to turn the safety net into a hammock that lulls able-bodied people into lives of dependency and complacency." It is remarkable that such language is not being used about cash payments that could be misspent but about programmes to provide food and medicine to...
"Parents who work in low income jobs like social care, retail"

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Kevan Carrick: Let's not repeat mistakes of the... [Published The Journal - 2 hours ago]
Increase diesel taxes to fight pollution, say B... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 19 hours ago]
Local Growth Deals 2 – the more we learn the le... [Published Regeneration and Renewal - Jul 27 2014]
Yorkshire’s regional outlook bright after GDP a... [Published B Daily - Jul 27 2014]
When it comes to our welfare system, weve lost ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 27 2014]
Not all Feminists: How modern Feminism has beco... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 25 2014]
'Expanding Opportunity in America' [Published BizTimes Milwaukee - Jul 25 2014]
UK's poorest families can’t afford babysitters [Published Russia Today - Jul 25 2014]
The paralegal conundrum [Published New Law Journal - Jul 25 2014]
GDP Figures: How the Economy Recovered Should B... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 25 2014]
The plight of an intern in six graphs [Published Telegraph - Jul 25 2014]
UK businesses “harming” interns’ career prospec... [Published mybusiness.co.uk - Jul 25 2014]
Parliament waits for PM’s proposals [Published Namibian - Jul 25 2014]
John McCain On Botched Execution Of Arizona Inm... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 24 2014]
Childcare cash call for every family [Published Yorkshire Post - Jul 24 2014]
The lethal attack on education [Published The Manchester Journal - Jul 24 2014]
Croydon ethical mandate, Council independence B... [Published Room 151 - Jul 24 2014]
Unpaid internships worsen career prospects [Published Recruitment International - Jul 24 2014]
Blair: Philosophy of third way progressive poli... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Jul 24 2014]
Stop building offshore wind farms, says Centrica [Published Telegraph - Jul 23 2014]
Future first [Published Progress Labour's Progressives - Jul 23 2014]
UK Carbon Budget Stands [Published Environmental Leader - Jul 23 2014]
Unpaid internships actually harm career prospec... [Published startups.co.uk - Jul 23 2014]
Invest in housing like transport and energy inf... [Published InsideHousing - Jul 23 2014]
Why should the state be involved in childcare? [Published United Kingdom Parliament - Jul 23 2014]
Britain’s Big Cities could replace Big Six util... [Published Scottish Energy News - Jul 23 2014]
Juncture Online Understanding and undermining t... [Published ippr - Jul 22 2014]
Digitally remastering government [Published Progress Labour's Progressives - Jul 22 2014]
UK jobcentres should face competition, says thi... [Published Recruitment Buzz - Jul 22 2014]
Newcastle gets to grips with Property in Politics› [Published RICS - Jul 22 2014]
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Not all Feminists: How modern Feminism has beco... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 25 2014]
Lisa Sandford stands for “equality and freedom.” She loves the men in her life, but in no way thinks women are the weaker sex. She appreciates that she has choices in life and, when the time comes, she plans to be a stay at home mother. Courtney of ...
Cities 'should generate green energy', says thi... [Published Energy and energy security - Jul 18 2014]
Cities should invest in green energy production to compete with the main UK energy suppliers, a centre-left think tank has recommended. UK cities and local authorities could reap the benefits of renewable energy subsidies, a report by IPPR suggested. ...
Gordon Brown’s Third Sector Placemen [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Jul 15 2014]
Tory MP Charlie Elphicke has a Westminster Hall debate at 11am this morning on the political independence of charities. A few years back Fraser Nelson warned how Britain’s charities had been “stuffed to the gunwales with Labour placemen” by Gordon ...
Follow the JP Morgan Money [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Jul 14 2014]
Ed Miliband has all but outsourced the writing of next year’s manifesto to ‘charity’ think-tank IPPR, the Labour wonkshop recently  referred to the Charity Commission for breaching impartiality rules.  They don’t really like to shout about who funds ...
Read Guido’s Column in the Sun on Sunday ... [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Jul 13 2014]
Pick up your copy of the Sun on Sunday today to read all about Blair’s bank JP Morgan backing the IPPR think tank to the tune of millions of pounds. The full story on Blair, the bankers and Labour’s favourite charity think tank is online here ...
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J.P. Morgan and IPPR Announce New Skills at Wor... [Published JPMorgan Chase Press Releases - Apr 01 2014]
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