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Schools should stop ‘fat shaming’ overweight children and give them advice to lose weight, says report
The Independent covers the launch of Policy Exchange’s new publication Britain Imbalanced, and highlights the need to stop ‘fat shaming’ overweight children.
BBC News cites Richard Howard, Policy Exchange’s Head of Environment and Energy, calling for greater housing efficiency and how this can create many jobs, combat fuel poverty and reduce air pollution.
Richard Howard, Policy Exchange’s Head of Environment and Energy, is quoted by The Guardian stating action is needed at EU level to set and enforce tough vehicle emissions standards, at national level to reform tax incentives for diesels, and at local authority level to create low emissions zones.
BBC News covers the Rt Hon David Cameron’s speech on prison reform held at Policy Exchange.
Ahead of the launch of the new Demography, Innovation and Immigration Unit this evening, David Goodhart has written a piece in The Telegraph. He says that while there has been a gradual increase in cross-ethnic friendship and the emergence of a larger ethnic-minority middle class, the speed and scale of recent immigration and the tension caused by global Islamic extremism impacting on already segregated Muslim communities means that improving integration has to be a priority for the government.
The Spectator covers the launch of the new Demography, Immigration and Integration Unit at Policy Exchange.
Schools Week cites comments by James Frayne, Policy Exchange’s Director of Policy and Strategy, calling for the creation of super selective schools that will extend elite education into the state sector.
Schools Week covers the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission’s report based on ways to improve teacher recruitment, and includes a Policy Exchange recommendation on teacher relocation packages.
Eddie Copeland, Policy Exchange’s Head of Technology Policy, is quoted by LocalGov highlighting the need for a ‘digital nudge’ to help local authorities save money and use fewer resources.