Person

Lesley Rankin

Report

Helping households in debt

Much like Australia, household debt is increasing in the United Kingdom. This report examines how the financial impacts of COVID-19 may affect people in different demographic groups and regions, and explores experiences of debt and household finance before and during the pandemic.
Policy report

Better than cure: injury prevention policy

Although the United Kingdom has been a world leader in injury prevention policy, austerity and a lack of strategy have hampered further improvement. This report argues that the goal of injury prevention policy should not be to engender a risk-averse society, but quite the opposite...
Report

Not cashless, but less cash: economic justice and the future of UK payments

This report argues that shaping the transition to an increasingly digital economy to deliver economic justice will require continued access to cash, alongside improved access to digital financial services that work for everyone.
Discussion paper

Our responsibility: a new model of international cooperation for the era of environmental breakdown

This paper outlines proposals for a new model of international cooperation as a means of building a positive-sum system capable of better responding to environmental breakdown. Using the United Kingdom as a case study, the paper explores the role one nation can play in helping...
Discussion paper

Inheriting the Earth? The unprecedented challenge of environmental breakdown for younger generations

This paper explores the challenge faced by younger generations, and those yet born, resulting from environmental breakdown. It looks at the measures that can be taken to ameliorate this inter-generational injustice. In doing so, it seeks to help advance environmental improvement, sustainable development, and to...