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Resolving the UK’s Long-Term Care Problem: An Opportunity for the Conservative Party

Resolving the UK’s Long-Term Care Problem: An Opportunity for the Conservative Party

Warwick Lightfoot — Policy Exchange’s Director of Research, and Head of Economics and Social Policy — reflects on the Government’s announcement regarding additional spending for personal care. He argues that ‘the present Conservative government has the opportunity to undertake a fundamental reform of the welfare state, which would complete its range of provision, and ensure that it cohered in a practical manner that helps families’.

Five Suggestions for the Spring Budget

Five Suggestions for the Spring Budget

Ahead of this week’s Budget, the recommendations of Policy Exchange Economic and Social Policy Research Fellow, Jonathan Dupont, range from a continued reduction of the structural deficit, to the commissioning of an overall strategic review of the tax system.

A response to the McGregor-Smith Review on ethnic-minority progression in the workplace

A response to the McGregor-Smith Review on ethnic-minority progression in the workplace

Richard Norrie — Policy Exchange’s Demography, Immigration, and Integration Research Fellow — explains why the review is ‘statistically crude’ and ‘overly pessimistic’. He contends that ‘we now need to pursue the argument that ethnic-minority progression and inclusion is a matter of basic justice, and also essential if we are to be a successful and integrated multi-ethnic society’.

Why do we read?

Why do we read?

In a video to mark the 20th World Book Day, Lindsay Johns – Policy Exchange’s Head of Arts and Culture – asks the question… why do we read?

EU waste diktat could cost Britain £2 billion

EU waste diktat could cost Britain £2 billion

“EU waste diktat could cost Britain £2 billion”. That is the headline from a new report published by Policy Exchange today, ‘Going Round in Circles’. The report provides a critical review of European and UK policies concerning waste and recycling.

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