NEF in the news, November 2022

Media coverage of the New Economics Foundation

Councils paying millions more for temporary accommodation in social housing shortage
Alex Diner was quoted by Sky News on councils paying for temporary accommodation rather than building social housing. 

Black Friday’s green dilemma

NEF research on a frequent flyer levy was in the New Statesman.

Autumn statement: what does it mean?
On the autumn statement — Alfie Stirling was on LBC and Al Jazeera; Chaitanya Kumar was in the New Statesman; Alex Diner was in the Daily Mail. 

Green activists project fuel poverty images on to Rishi Sunak’s house
We partnered with Greenpeace to make a film about the cost of living crisis and they projected it onto Rishi Sunak’s house. Heather Kennedy was quoted on the action in the Guardian, MetroITV, IndependentDaily MailMorning Star and the Northern Echo.

Autumn Statement: Spending cuts would condemn country to more years of failing public services’

Our analysis on the effects of inflation on public sector spending was covered in the Big Issue.

Kwarsi Kwarteng ghosts’ Liz Truss — and recession panic
Alfie Stirling was on the Evening Standard podcast to discuss the oncoming recession.

A negative spiral towards recession

Lukasz Krebel was on Times Radio responding to news the UK economy has shrunk.

The fiscal black hole” is a dangerous myth to justify austerity
NEF’s analysis of the cost of austerity to the UK was in the New Statesman.

Sunak warned UK public services will need £43bn a year to stand still
NEF research, carried out for the TUC, showing the spending levels needed to protect public services against inflation was covered in the Guardian, Independent and Morning Star.

Insulating draughty homes this winter could save families £260 a year’
NEF’s report
 on an emergency insulation plan for draughty homes was covered in the Daily Mirror and the Daily Express

Increases in interest rates will be painful for family finances
Alfie Stirling was on Sky News talking about the Banks of England’s interest rate rise.

Pressure grows on Jeremy Hunt to extend windfall tax
NEF’s research
on toughening up the windfall tax was featured in the Evening Standard. 

Inside the BBC reckoning over its economic coverage
Alfie Stirling was quoted in the New Statesman and the Daily Telegraph on the BBC’s review of its political bias.

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