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Rents in London should be reduced and rent controls rolled out

New report recommends 6 steps towards a system of rent control in London

UK’s fiscal rules ignore risks from climate crisis

New report calls for the Treasury to rip up its fiscal rules and take the risks of the climate crisis more seriously

FCA failing poorer households over credit card debt

New report shows FCA are failing to adequately protect consumers from high interest costs on credit cards and calls for a cap on the total cost of charges that borrowers pay

Johnson, Hunt and Javid’s tax proposals would increase the number of families in poverty by at least 50,000

New modelling from the NEF shows that proposed tax cuts from Tory leadership hopefuls would increase inequality

Labour land reforms: our Head of Housing & Land responds

Land is essential to properly understanding our broken economy.

Houses built on NHS land sold for up to 9.6 times the average nurse’s salary

Of the planned homes to be built for sale on NHS land, 67% will be unaffordable to a nurse on an average salary

Youth membership of unions grows amidst decades of decline

Despite the recent uptick, the proportion of 16-19 year olds who are members of a union has halved since 1995

Central banks must step up to the urgency of climate change

NEF welcomes report from international group of central banks and regulators but says more urgent action must be taken

HS2 will serve wealthier passengers and deliver more benefits to London than the North

Analysis from the New Economics Foundation shows that HS2 will exacerbate and not redress the UK’s stark regional economic imbalances

Austerity still biting unprotected departments like prisons, transport and environment

New analysis from NEF shows unprotected departments cut by a further 1.2% per person by 2023/24

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