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News about Policy Exchange publications, staff and policy concepts.
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.
The Independent cites the influence of Policy Exchange’s Future Prisonsreport – and its proposals for new “Hub” prisons – on the government’s prisons plans.
The TES cites findings from Policy Exchange’s recent report on air pollution – Up in the Air- that 25% of London’s schoolchildren attend schools in areas with air pollution above legal limits.
Writing in The Guardian after the release of a new social care index, Jamie Horton cites findings from Policy Exchange’s Reforming Social Care report that the volume of available social workers will not meet demand until 2022.
Up In the Air, Policy Exchange’s new report on air pollution in London, is covered in a leader column in the Evening Standard. The report shows that in some London boroughs as many as 60% of school children go to school in areas with air pollution that is higher than the legal limit.