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Convert expensive inner-London police stations into housing for officers, says think-tank

  • Report says commuter cops should be reduced by offering officers discounts to live in the neighbouring areas they patrol.

  • Immigration & Integration After Brexit

  • Policy Exchange proposes a UK population register and two-tier citizenship to help manage post Brexit migration

  • Move 25,000 civil servants out of London to turbo charge devolution

  • Policy Exchange's new report 'Delivering Differently' argues as many as one third (25,000) of London-based civil servants should be relocated to city regions and local authorities if the new government wants to boost productivity and innovation in public service delivery.

  • Locate police in London Underground ticket offices, says think tank

  • Boosting London’s Frontline Policing, a joint Policy Exchange and Capital City Foundation paper, argues that ‘Underground Police Points‘ would improve access to the police and help prevent victims and criminals from interacting in police stations.

  • Raise road tax on new diesel cars to improve air quality, says Policy Exchange

  • Today Richard Howard, Head of Energy and Environment at Policy Exchange, suggests raising road tax to generate £500 million a year to fund a new diesel car scrappage scheme. 

  • New research: Working women are quitting teaching for good

  • The Importance of Teachers, a joint Policy Exchange and ASCL paper, looks at the challenges of recruiting and retaining teachers and argues for more flexible working practices.  

  • Give home-buyers a Stamp Duty reduction for more energy efficient homes, says think tank

  • Efficient Energy Policy states the UK to have some of the least efficient housing stock and highest rates of fuel poverty in Europe. It argues that promoting home energy efficiency could not only reduce energy bills, but is also one of the cheapest ways to cut carbon emissions. 

  • James Cracknell argues for a tax on sugary drinks

  • This morning we published a report, Britain Imbalanced. Authored by double Olympic gold medallist, James Cracknell, the report says that a tax on sugary drinks should be introduced as part of a series of measures to combat rising levels of obesity in the UK. While acknowledging that a sugary drinks tax is not a magic bullet, the paper says that is on balance it is a sensible intervention to help prevent the rise in obesity, especially among children. 

  • Boston is the least integrated place in the country

  • Today our new Demography, Immigration and Integration Unit published its inaugural Integration Index. The Index uses data from the latest census to examine ‘identity integration’. The findings reveal the 160 most/least integrated places in the country with Boston in Lincolnshire being the least integrated and Amersham in Buckinghamshire the most. 

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