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NEF CEO Miatta Fahnbulleh announced as chair of Croydon Climate Crisis Commission

Croydon takes steps towards becoming London’s greenest borough by appointing the first chair of the Climate Crisis Commission

The government should plan to spend at least 2 – 3% of GDP on a green fiscal response to the next recession

New NEF analysis shows the response to the financial crisis in 2010 was a missed opportunity to invest in green infrastructure meaning emissions from UK homes were 30% higher in 2018

68% of those in Labour-held marginal seats in North & Midlands say climate change important deciding factor when voting at this election

New polling from NEF and Survation finds climate change to be an important factor at this election and majority support for government creating green jobs

The 2.4 million lowest paid employees would see no benefit from an increase in NICs threshold

New analysis from the New Economics Foundation shows raising the national insurance threshold to £12,500 would have zero impact for the lowest paid 9% of employees

Build 150,000 new social homes a year including 50,000 built by new Govt body

The Government should set up a ‘Public Land and Housing Corporation’ to build 50,000 homes a year to become the largest social housing developer in the country

Build 3m social homes, spend 2% of GDP to fight climate crisis & invest £75bn in minimum income protection and UBS to kick-start economic transformation

New Economics Foundation calls on all parties to set out ambitious agenda in this election to fix the UK’s broken economy

Two-thirds of local authorities will see their income fall in real terms by 2025 under the government’s proposed BRRS

Analysis from the New Economics Foundation finds that government’s current plans will increase geographic inequalities in the UK

Scottish Government should guarantee renewable energy projects use local parts and labour

The Scottish Government should set conditions for the use of local content on renewable energy projects

The UK population is still poorer than it was in 2008

New analysis by the New Economics Foundation shows average living standards are still £128 per year lower than a decade ago

Workers have seen increases in leisure time stall since the 1980s despite productivity growth

Had pre-1980 trend in rising leisure time continued, UK workers would be working half a day less than they do today

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