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Smarter, Greener, Cheaper: Joining up domestic energy efficiency policy

Smarter, Greener, Cheaper: Joining up domestic energy efficiency policy

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Households could reduce their gas and electricity bills by as much as £70 a year if they were allowed to compare each other’s energy bills. Smarter, Greener, Cheaper, shows there is evidence both internationally and in the UK that households cut the amount of energy they use when their energy use is compared to that of a more energy efficient neighbour.

Policing 2020: What kind of police service do we want in 2020?

Policing 2020: What kind of police service do we want in 2020?

Policing 2020 looks at the landscape of policing over the next ten years, calling for a return to Sir Robert Peel’s core principles of crime prevention by restoring the link between the public and the police. The report recommends replacing neighbourhood police officers with new Crime Prevention Officers and the establishment of Citizen Police Academies.

Reform of the Bank of England: A new Bank for a new Governor

Reform of the Bank of England: A new Bank for a new Governor

Reform of the Bank of England argues that the Bank of England’s focus on monetary policy meant that it was not prepared for the impact of the freezing up of the financial markets and the collapse of some of the UK’s biggest banks. The report argues that without major reform to the Bank, the new financial regulatory regime currently going through Parliament risks being as flawed as its predecessor.

All Together Now: Competitive integration in the NHS

All Together Now: Competitive integration in the NHS

Perverse incentives in NHS funding structures have greatly increased the number of unnecessary admissions to hospitals over the last ten years by failing to encourage GPs and consultants to work together in the best interests of the patient. The NHS pay and performance system needs to move away from considering each of their professional groups as an isolated case and encourage them to work together.

Bigger and Quieter: The right answer for aviation

Bigger and Quieter: The right answer for aviation

Bigger and Quieter: The right answer for aviation examines all of the options for increasing airport capacity in the UK and concludes that the best option would be to place four runways immediately west of the current Heathrow site. This would double the existing capacity to 130 million passengers, cementing it as Europe’s premier hub.

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