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Institute for Public Policy Research

Acronym:
IPPR

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) is a registered charity and the United Kingdom’s pre-eminent progressive think tank.

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Road to renewal: elections, parties and the case for democratic reform

In this paper, the authors argue democratic reforms to enhance the influence of ordinary and underpowered citizens over public policy are a necessary component of any strategy to recapture lost electorates and reinforce the foundations of democracy.
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No-one left behind: supporting people with complex needs on universal credit

For the UK social security system to provide an effective social safety net, it must work for everyone. This paper examines the role of discretion as exercised by work coaches at Jobcentre Pluses in the experience of people claiming universal credit who are out of...
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The state of health and care 2022

In this report, the authors propose policies designed to better live with COVID-19, to help build back better, and to help prepare for the future.
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Net zero places: a community-powered response to the climate crisis

The transition to net zero will have a significant impact on everyone’s lives. From how we heat our homes to how we travel, few aspects will be unchanged. This report provides a vision drawn from people’s hopes for the benefits that the drive to net...
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Trust issues: dealing with distrust in politics

Liberal democracy across the West is under strain. The causes of these democratic challenges are many and complex, but there is a common thread - a decline in political trust. This report outlines four major areas of challenge for policy-makers to focus on to improve...