Publications

Gathering the windfall: how changing land law can unlock England’s housing supply potential

Our latest working paper calls on the government to radically reform the way that land is bought and sold to help tackle the housing crisis.

By Thomas Aubrey

Inclusive Growth

Can “inclusive growth” revive progressive politics?

We’ve been trying to tackle inequality and deprivation for decades without sustained success. It’s time for a new approach.

By Charlotte Alldritt

Skills

Understanding the true price of university

With so much talk about tuition fees, why is there such little talk about the immediate costs of university? More financial certainty would allow students to make a more informed judgement of whether university really is the best option for their future.

By Jemima Swindells

Skills

Maintaining momentum in skills devolution

Building a truly place-based skills systems requires further devolution. Local and regional governments must capitalise on the momentum that is beginning to build.

By Andy Norman

Gathering the windfall: how changing land law can unlock Eng ...

By Thomas Aubrey

Can “inclusive growth” revive progressive politics?

By Charlotte Alldritt

Understanding the true price of university

By Jemima Swindells

Maintaining momentum in skills devolution

By Andy Norman

Politicians must stand up to a culture of rent-seeking

For decades politicians have been too timid in challenging the rise of rentierism. But this rentier system stands in the way of a more inclusive form of economic growth, which if not dismantled, will lend increasing support to a more extreme form of politics.

Press Release: Landowners make £13bn profit in one year, as high land prices stifle affordable housing

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Landowners are pocketing billions of pounds of profit every year just for getting planning permission, which raises prices and makes it harder than ever to buy land for new social housing, according to the Centre for Progressive Policy and the National Housing Federation.

Gathering the windfall: how changing land law can unlock England’s housing supply potential

Our latest working paper calls on the government to radically reform the way that land is bought and sold to help tackle the housing crisis.