NEF in the news, December 2017

Media coverage of the New Economics Foundation

Investing in the NHS means investing in people and places all over the country”
Roz Davies writes for City AM. Read

Brexit could hit fishing communities hard – just look at Poole
Griffin Carpenter blogs for Prospect Magazine. Read

The housing crisis is out of control, and the Government is making it worse.
Sara Mahmoud spoke to LBC Radio about the housing situation in the capital.

There is nothing inevitable about the UK’s low wages.”
Annie Quick spoke on BBC News about what falling unemployment figures aren’t telling us. Watch

As Brexit dominates, its causes are being forgotten
Frances Northrop wrote for Open Democracy UK about how the very conditions which led to Brexit are being ignored because the government is consumed by it. Read more

Anna Coote, Principal Fellow at NEF, has been named one of the Mayor of London’s Sustainable Development Commissioners
More on her appointment and the other Commissioners here.

Land is Britain’s most valuable asset – what does this mean for our economy?
Sara Mahmoud spoke to the Daily Mail and Reuters about the Office of National Statistics’ new figures. 

Could automated technology usher in a new life of leisure?
Anna Coote discussed the cultural shift that could come with greater enforced leisure time’, at Raconteur. Read more

Too many people and places are being held back. We urgently need a new agenda
Will Brett appeared on Sky News to discuss the mass resignation of the Social Mobility Commission. Watch

How will Grimsby’s fishing industry look post-Brexit?
The Humber Business included Griffin Carpenter’s evidence given to MPs at the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee. Read more

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