NEF in the news, September 2021

Media coverage of the New Economics Foundation

Campaigners and fishers call for urgent measures to protect seas and communities in the South East
NEF joined Greenpeace and fishers to issue a statement declaring a state of emergency’ in the English Channel and southern North Sea due to industrial fishing pressure. This was covered by ITV and the Daily Express.

2.5 million working households to be impacted by Universal Credit cut and National Insurance Increase 
New NEF analysis showing millions of households will lose £1290 next year from a combination of new government policies was covered in the Daily Mirror and the Sun

Making workers foot the bill for social care and pensions is deeply unfair
Alfie Stirling wrote for the Guardian in response to the government’s announced National Insurance hike.

Funding health and social care fairly
In response to the government’s proposal to raise National Insurance, Miatta spoke to BBC Radio 5 Live about how to fund health and social care more fairly.

Solving the housing crisis
Rose Grayston spoke to GB News about the UK’s housing crisis and the need for more social housing.

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