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The Guardian cites Richard Howard’s, Policy Exchange’s Head of Environment and Energy, recommendations to put a £800 pollution tax on the sale of new diesel cars and reduce air pollution.
The Guardian cites Jonathan Simons’, Policy Exchange’s Head of Education, recommendations that flexible working and greater benefits are needed to improve teacher retention and stop women from leaving teaching after maternity leave.
The Times covers Policy Exchange’s launch of The Importance of Teachers: A collection of essays on teacher recruitment and retention, and highlights the need to improve teacher retention and recruitment especially among women.
The Daily Telegraph covers Policy Exchange’s launch of Richard Howard’s, Head of Environment and Energy, new report Efficient Energy Policy, and how homeowners can save money by improving their home energy efficiency.
The Guardian cites Richard Howard’s, Policy Exchange’s Head of Environment and Energy, recommendations in his report Efficient Energy Policy including a call to the stamp duty on energy efficient homes.
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.