NEF in the news, March 2019

Media coverage of the New Economics Foundation

The political choices driving regional inequality
Watch NEF chief executive Miatta Fahnbulleh’s film and discussion for BBC This Week.

Britain needs a green new deal to revive its economy after Brexit
Miatta Fahnbulleh writes in The Times.

Why no one is ready for the economic dangers ahead
NEF head of economics Alfie Stirling is among those cited by Grace Blakeley in the New Statesman.

Privatising the seas: how the UK turned fishing rights into a commodity
Uneartheds long read includes New Economics Foundation research.

The biggest privatisation: the land beneath our feet
NEF’s research on public land sell-offs is cited in The Guardian.

The economic cost of the government’s austerity agenda has now been laid bare
Our research on austerity covered by the Independent.

Axe personal allowance and pay everyone £48 a week, says thinktank
Our latest proposal to replace the personal allowance with a cash payment was covered in The Guardian and The Independent. Senior NEF economist Sarah Arnold explained how it works on TalkRadio. Our Head of Economics Alfie Stirling wrote a piece for iNews.

We need to look at alternate models of working time”
Aidan Harper dug into the effects the four day week could have on crime, gender inequality, and health, on TalkRadio.

HS2 would widen UK north-south divide and should be axed, says report
Our latest research
showing how HS2 will not tackle regional inequality was covered in The Guardian, The Times and The Daily Express. Also in The Guardian, Lynsey Hanley wrote that the report comprehensively exposed the HS2 project as a London-boosting white elephant”.

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