Dean Hochlaf

Policy report

Children of the pandemic

While the UK Government has taken strong actions to support firms and some workers, this paper argues that further measures are needed to support children and their families.

Social (in)security: reforming the UK’s social safety net

This is the first of several papers from the Institute for Public Policy Research's (IPPR’s) Fairer Welfare programme which will answer the question: ‘what succeeds universal credit?’ This paper argues for greater investment in the social security system and for social security payments to be...

There is an alternative: ending austerity in the UK

There is growing consensus that it is time to end 'austerity’ in the UK. But with the country facing significant economic, social and political challenges, this cannot mean tinkering at the edges. Instead, policy makers must use this juncture as an opportunity to re-evaluate the...

Measuring the benefits of integration

This paper reviews the evidence on the integration of migrants into the UK labour market. It illustrates the potential benefits of utilising migrants’ untapped skills to the UK economy.

Ending the blame game: the case for a new approach to public health and prevention

Too many people in the UK are suffering from preventable ill-health, with progress on prevention stalling in recent years. This paper argues that four key shifts are needed to make up a paradigm shift in prevention and public health policy that helps move the United...