NEF in the news, December 2022

Media coverage of the New Economics Foundation

Cost of insulating new homes soars up to £3,000 as UK’s climate problems pile up
Christian Jaccarini was quoted in the i on the increasing cost on home insulation — and our research was featured in the Daily Express.

Labour reaffirms pledge to fight structural racism amid disparity figures
NEF research on the disproportionate increase in the cost of living experienced by BAME households was featured in the Guardian.

Why Brexit is the biggest obstacle to the UK avoiding a hard recession, by leading economists
Lukasz Krebel was quoted in the i on the impact of Brexit on the UK recession. 

The devastating cost of Britain’s loneliness epidemic
NEF research on the cost of loneliness to UK employers was featured in the Daily Telegraph.

Billion pound gap as government spends less on cutting UK emissions than it raises in carbon tax
NEF research on the UK’s Emissions Trading Scheme was covered by the Independent.

The skint middle class: I’ve had to move to a house share and I can’t afford a social life anymore’
NEF’s analysis of falling incomes featured in the i

The culture of blaming tenants for damp and mould has to stop
Heath Kennedy was on TalkTV to talk about the rotten culture of housing associations — and how it’s trickled down from government.

Two in five families will struggle to put food on table’ by the next election
NEF’s analysis of incomes and the cost of living up to the next general election was covered on Peston, in the Guardian, Independent (twice), Daily Mirror, Daily Mail (twice), Daily Express and Evening Standard (twice).

Revealed: Closing windfall tax loophole could cut energy bills by £336 a year
NEF research on closing loopholes in the windfall tax on gas and oil companies was covered in the Independent.

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