Report

Our ageing population: how ageing affects health and care need in England

England’s population is ageing. In the next 25 years, the number of people older than 85 will double to 2.6 million. Does the ageing population mean an inevitable rise in demand and the costs of care? As this report explores, the reality is more subtle...
Policy report

The disease of disparity

This report identifies six areas where policy incentives are misaligned with an ambition to tackle health inequality, and makes recommendations across the NHS and the socio-economic drivers of poor health.
Report

Comparative analysis of budget utilisation in individualised funding models

This report was commissioned by the Australian Government’s Department of Social Services to inform mechanisms that will optimise utilisation of NDIS packages. The report examines schemes, nationally and internationally, with similar features to the NDIS.
Report

International approaches to ongoing competence

This report offers a broad review of how legal regulators in a range of different jurisdictions are managing and improving the ongoing competence of their lawyers.
Report

Social housing in New South Wales: report 1 - contemporary analysis

This report, commissioned by the St Vincent de Paul Society, examines the commitments of the New South Wales government since 2016 to develop new, social housing dwellings.
Briefing paper

Adult social care and COVID-19 after the first wave: assessing the policy response in England

This briefing reviews national government policies on adult social care in England after the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, covering the period between June 2020 and March 2021.
Report

The local climate challenge

This report explores some of the structural issues affecting local councils in the UK in their efforts to move to a low carbon economy.
Report

Patient power: unleashing choice over routine medications

This report finds that many patients are not fully aware of the level of control they are entitled to when it comes to choosing medication. It suggests that pharmacists could play a greater role in the patient care pathway to support patients make choices about...
Working paper

Governing live automated facial recognition systems for policing in England and Wales

The use of live automated facial recognition (AFR) systems in England and Wales for law enforcement purposes has been the subject of criticism concerning the inadequacy of governance of the technology. This working paper contributes to public policy literature on technology governance, exploring governance through...
Report

The 'new normal': the future of education after COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an unprecedented disruption to schools and learners in England. This research identifies three areas where the pandemic has the potential to open up new conversations about the future of schooling in England.
Report

Resilient health and care: learning the lessons of COVID-19

This report argues that the UK government should take the opportunity to create a health system where resilience is considered efficient, where long-term thinking is encouraged, and where resources are allocated to deliver on it.
Report

How might COVID-19 affect the number of GPs available to see patients in England?

This report examines how many GPs currently practising in England are likely to be at high personal risk from COVID-19.
Briefing paper

Adult social care and COVID-19: assessing the policy response in England so far

This briefing reviews national government policies on adult social care in England during the first phase of the COVID-19 pandemic – from January to the end of May 2020.
Conference paper

Lean Construction in small-medium sized enterprises (SMES): An exploration of the highways supply chain

Lean Construction (LC) is under the spotlight to improve the overall performance of civil construction projects in England. A strategic target of public clients is to effectively extend the current LC efforts, which have been mainly led by large companies to date, across small-medium sized...
Briefing paper

Data analytics and algorithmic bias in policing

This paper summarises the use of analytics and algorithms for policing within England and Wales, and explores different types of bias that can arise during the product lifecycle. The findings are based on in-depth consultation with police forces, civil society organisations, academics and legal experts.
Report

Go west: Bristol and the post-Brexit immigration system

This paper fulfils IPPR’s educational objective by producing new research into the role of migrants in Bristol and the west of England’s labour market. The paper also helps to relieve poverty and unemployment by promoting recommendations for how both national and local level policymaking can...
Report

People powered planning: how to better involve people in planning to get more homes built

This report considers one potential solution for Britain's housing crisis - better involving people in the planning system to get more homes built.
Discussion paper

Shaping the next ten years: draft strategy 2020-30

In December 2019, Arts Council England plans to publish its next 10-year strategy to extend and develop the Arts Council’s support for our country’s artists, curators and librarians, cultural organisations and their workforces, and the communities they serve. This draft strategy is open for consultation...
Report

Business for a purpose: growing the civic core of the Northern Powerhouse

This report seeks to understand the role of business in the 21st Century north of Engand. It sets out what role the state can play to encourage, develop and sustain this type of activity and provides recommendations for the local, northern and national scale.