In the news, April 2024

Media coverage of the New Economics Foundation

Minister Mel Stride sparks backlash after claiming mental health culture has gone too far’
Tom Pollard spoke to the Guardian about recent comments about mental health from a government minister.

Coalition urges ECB to strengthen its climate commitments
Theo Harris also spoke to Green Central Banking about NEF’s proposals to green the Bank of England.

UK plans to squeeze disability benefits in bid to cut soaring welfare bill
Tom Pollard spoke to the Financial Times, Times Radio, LBC, TalkTV and the Guardian’s Politics Weekly UK podcast about our broken social security system. Our focus group work on problems with the social security system was covered in the New Statesman.

Europe can’t afford another austerity crisis
Our work showing the flaws in the EU’s new fiscal rules was covered by Euronews. NEF chief executive Danny Sriskandarajah spoke to Euronews about how to deliver the EU’s green transition.

It’s time parties adopted a shared vision for housing
Our Homes For All report, produced alongside other organisations, was covered by the Financial Times, the Independent, Inside Housing and the Big Issue.

Thinktank reveals rise in spending on most expensive type of temporary accommodation in England
Our analysis on the cost of temporary accommodation to councils was covered by Inside Housing.

Labour’s Tax Crackdown Could Be Dampened By Bigger Public Finance Challenge”, Economists Warn
Dominic Caddick spoke to PoliticsHome about Labour’s plans to crack down on tax avoidance.

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