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A strategy to fix healthcare

The central purpose of any healthcare system is delivering value for the patient. Value for patients means delivering excellent health outcomes, hopefully improving health outcomes, on the things that

Brexit and the UK's public finances

This report sets out the possible impact of Brexit, focusing particularly on the short run, given that the Chancellor wishes to achieve a budget balance by the end of this parliament. It also looks

Rethinking social housing

The premise of this paper is that reform of social housing is necessary to reduce welfare dependency, housing poverty, asset inequality and inherited deprivation. Housing provision has become deeply

Care to pay? Meeting the challenge of paying the National Living Wage in social care

The announcement of the National Living Wage is extremely welcome news for care workers, spelling a pay rise for up to 1 million of them by 2020 and having a significant impact on household budgets.