Tag: Economy

Blog
Alex Hesz

The Economy

Featuring Darren Jones MP, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury.   Well, of course there’s a German word for it. Gestaltzerfall. Sounds like a festive desert, or perhaps a Winter Olympic candidate city.  It’s the phenomenon we all know whereby we read a word so many times that it loses

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Publication
Frederick Harry Pitts & Andrew Pakes

A Progressive Politics of Work for the Age of Unpeace

What Labour can learn from the European centre-left In today’s turbulent world, the concept of security takes on new dimensions, transcending global complexities to touch the lives of individuals everywhere. Who better to shape this narrative into political action than social democrats? Security at work is not synonymous with stagnation;

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Ross Nugent

What should Labour’s trade policy look like?

“We’ll now have a more pragmatic, proportionate, and realistic approach” Yesterday, in perhaps the most significant speech of his premiership, Rishi Sunak articulated his new net zero approach. Disguised as ‘realistic’ and ‘pragmatic’ it has instead added to confusion and uncertainty for businesses, investors and voters. Nobody is now sure

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Matt Bevington

Rebuilding the Regulatory Ecosystem

What regulatory reforms should a pro-growth Labour government adopt as it seeks to build a more successful and fairer economy? Since 2010, the Conservatives have failed to achieve their main objective of reducing regulation while, at the same time, making the quality of regulation worse. Many of the most memorable

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Podcast
Laura Beers

Labour and the Economy

Jim Tomlinson, Professor of Economic and Social History at the University of Glasgow, speaks to co-hosts Steven Fielding and Laura Beers about the Labour Party’s relationship with the economy. Why, even when it is steaming ahead in the polls, does the party always seem to be, to an extent, mistrusted

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Publication
A collaboration between Progressive Britain, Renaissance and Hugh Goldborne

Fair Competition for Fair Growth

Download our consultation paper. The Labour Party leadership has made it clear that accelerating economic growth is central to everything they want to achieve and a necessary precursor for achieving their ambitions in government. The relationship between government and business is at the heart of this mission. Building and facilitating

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