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In this report, author Mark Boleat sets out some guiding principles for regulation covering in particular effective policy making, enforcement, combating “backdoor regulation”, funding and evaluation.
This report looks at the skills system in England in order to understand the problems which beset it and to offer recommendations for reform. It offers a critique of the 2006 Leitch review, which is seen as the major driving force behind recent Government policy on skills.
Our research, which included a roundtable discussion with a number of senior academics and business leaders with expertise in the NHS, considers some of the options for the NHS in a period of tight funding.
At a Rate of Knots argues that we can make much more of the river Thames for very little cost, producing a new, integrated and expanded service which will offer a great new option for many of London’s commuters. The river is a core part of London’s identity yet it is cut off from its transport network. This report sets out how to correct this.
The report examines how we can meet the challenge of securing sufficient and secure gas supplies in the decade ahead. As our nuclear and coal power plants shut down gas will be needed to fill the gap, which will require a more strategic approach from government.
A new report on adoption services in England by think tank Policy Exchange has found that upwards of 1,000 children a year are living in foster care unnecessarily because Local Authorities (LAs) are failing to work closely with voluntary sector providers of adoption services.
Which Doctor? proposes a radical new framework to tackle the inequality of primary health care provision. The proposals recommend that the majority of NHS funding (£84.4 billion in 2010–11) be distributed on the basis of a patients’ age and postcodes, and that GPs be financially incentivised to set up practices in areas of most need through a ‘patient premium’.
Published soon after the announcement of the European Systemic Risk Board, Financial Instability: are Counter Cyclical Capital Controls the answer? looks at how Counter Cyclical Capital Controls (CCCCs) could work in the UK.
Controlling Spending and Government Deficits draws from twelve international and historical case studies in order to examine how Britain might best rid itself of the current overwhelming deficit.
Innovation and Industry: The Role of Universities looks at how universities could form a key part of Britain’s economic recovery by acting as incubators of business and providers of expertise.