Category: Publication

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Frederick Harry Pitts & Andrew Pakes

Security at Work in an Uncertain World

A new politics of work could address issues domestic and international, can Labour develop one? Whether we like it or not, work is central to most of our lives. Often though, the forces that shape it are is beyond our control. At the macro level, the changing global economy, shocks

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Andrew Dyson

The Role of Modern Government

In a tight fiscal environment, what cost neutral measures could Labour take to boost Britain? There are many levers that should be available to a government to achieve its policy goals without having to commit substantial incremental funds, and these often are given much less consideration than they should be.

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Progressive Britain

Future Industries: Technology Led Growth For Britain In The 2020s​

This paper sets out thinking about UK future industries and how they can be incorporated into the Labour Party’s emerging Industrial Strategy. We have identified six industries which are or will be at the cutting edge of the high-tech economy. In this paper, we explore what steps the next Labour

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Christabel Cooper

On The Path To Power?

Christabel Cooper takes a deep dive into the May 2022 election results Labour have enjoyed a steady 4-5% lead over the Conservatives in the polls for the last few months, which if carried through to a General Election would be enough to put Labour into government. But given the number

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Chris Curtis

Rebuilding Labour And The Nation: May 2022

How far have perceptions of Labour changed since September 2021?  What factors are behind its recent successes in the polls? Where is Labour lagging behind? This research was commissioned as an update to the first Rebuilding Labour and the nation report published in September 2021. It is part of a

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Progressive Britain

Thinking in Straight Lines

This paper sets out to help answer the question that many in Labour and on the left in general have been asking in recent years. With people’s attitudes swinging in our favour on a range of social issues and even, post-pandemic, on economic intervention, why do we keep failing to

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Frederick Harry Pitts & Andrew Pakes

Labour and the Past, Present and Future of Work

Most of us spend most of our time at work. Work is what we do, where we go, who we know and how we get on in life. But while they might have a lot to say about salaries or employment figures, our politicians have less to offer when it

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Nathan Yeowell

Building the Foundations for Labour’s Future

Britain in 2022 is recovering from the pandemic, facing new geopolitical uncertainty and a cost of living crisis – all while having to deal with the long tail of challenges from the past that have never been adequately settled. The effects of austerity, the aging population, our future trading relationships

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Chris Curtis

Rebuilding Labour And The Nation

A report for Progressive Britain by Chris Curtis, Opinium Research, September 2021.  Does Labour have a chance at the next general election? Where do voters like the party’s offer and where does it need to strengthen it’s message? In this report, Opinium pollster Chris Curtis sets out the challenge and

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Barry Colfer

Learning about place

With the NGEU programme, Spain has a chance to make its economy more sustainable, inclusive and resilient. Whether it does so remains to be seen

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