Smoke without fire: a new vision for vaping policy in the UK
Urgent change and an effective regulatory framework is needed if the UK Government is going to reach its smoke-free goal, reduce health inequalities and diminish the devastating impacts smoking has on people’s lives. This white paper seeks to identify ways of encouraging smokers to switch...
Sanctuary UK: reforming our broken asylum system
This paper argues that the UK Home Office should lose its responsibility for immigration, with a new arm’s-length body named Sanctuary UK set up to overhaul the system and create a new, more humane system.
Understanding ‘Early Exiters’: the case for a healthy ageing workforce strategy
Compared to before the pandemic, there are over 100,000 more people aged 50-64 who are no longer in work because of a long-term health condition in the United Kingdom. This report explores this issue in greater detail.
Vaping regulation in 2022: identifying gaps in the regulation of e-cigarettes
E-cigarette products present a novel challenge to regulators in the United Kingdom. However, policies encouraging e-cigarette use need careful designing to avoid causing negative outcomes. This report explores this dilemma and, in identifying a number of clear gaps in the regulation, recommends what measures should...
Movers and stayers: localising power to level up towns
The need to address place-based disparities has recently taken centre stage in British politics. In an ongoing period of political change, it is imperative that addressing regional inequalities stays firmly on the agenda. This report investigate the desirability and feasibility of these ambitions.