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Press release: England’s 32 cash-strapped ‘risk zones’

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Researchers find higher rates of preventable deaths in areas where there is both poor health outcomes and hospitals are in financial trouble

Launch event: Diagnosis Critical – Launching an inquiry into health and social care in England

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At the launch of the Centre’s first major report on health and social care in England, Diagnosis Critical: launching an inquiry into health and social care, we convened a group of policymakers and health experts to discuss the report’s findings, wider implications and potential areas to explore during our 12-month inquiry. Four main takeaways that […]

Blog: Why a reliance on skilled immigration puts the UK skills system at risk

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A well-balanced, locally-driven skills system will equip UK workers for the future and make the most of skilled immigrants.

The MJ – WMCA links ‘cranes to communities’ with new growth unit

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The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has created a new inclusive growth unit in a bid to boost opportunities for residents. The unit, set up in partnership with a number of organisations including the Centre for Progressive Policy. Read the article.
By Andy Norman

Blog: HE has a HESA – why can’t FE have a FESA?

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A “data deficit” is responsible for the persistent failure of UK skills policy, explains our analyst Andy Norman who questions the absence of an FE statistics agency.

The Guardian – ‘Economics viewpoint Want to resolve the UK’s housing crisis? Here’s how’

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Larry Elliott mentions our work on reforming the landmarket work in his article ‘Want to resolve the UK’s housing crisis? Here’s how’ 
By Thomas Aubrey

Op-ed: Reforming the land market can help deliver 300,000 homes per year

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The government’s new housebuilding target of 300,000 net additional homes per year for England will require new build completions to rise from around 184,000 to somewhere close to 280,000 units a year. To achieve this, the government needs to tackle three key issues related to the current dysfunctional land market. Firstly, the requirement to bid […]

LocalGov – ‘Land compensation rules ‘barrier’ to development, think tank says’

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Local Gov refers in its article ‘Land compensation rules ‘barrier’ to development, think tank says‘ to the Centre’s report on Reforming the land market: How land reform can help deliver the government target of 300,000 new homes per year.  
By The Centre

Press Release: How reforming the land market can help deliver the government target of 300,000 new homes per year

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A new analysis from the Centre for Progressive Policy shows that the government can reach its target of 300,000 additional homes by reforming the land market. The research estimates that reforms to the land market, which would bring down the cost of land, could deliver: An additional 96,500 homes a year, a quarter of which […]