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  • Myth and Paradox of the Single Market: How the trade benefits of EU membership have been mis-sold

    For many, the economic benefits accruing from the UK’s membership of the EU are self-evident and unanswerable: access to the European Single Market is of enormous benefit to…

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  • Fixing Broken Britain? An audit of working-age welfare reform since 2010

    The thorny issue of benefit dependency has bedevilled the welfare state since the 1970s, and has increased in importance with each successive decade. Welfare-to-work strategies since 1997 have…

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  • The Costs and Benefits of Large-scale Immigration: Exploring the economic and demographic consequences for the UK

    The refugee crisis which has consumed Europe in recent months has thrust immigration to the top of the political debate. Heart-rending images of migrants making perilous journeys from North…

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  • The Return of Political Patronage: How special advisers are taking over from civil servants and why we need to worry about it

    The special adviser – or 'spad' – has become firmly established in Westminster folklore over the past two decades, coming to symbolise much that is questionable about modern politics. The likes of…

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  • Supplying the Demand for Nurses: The need to end the rationing of nurse training places

    Every year, substantial numbers of nurses are recruited from overseas despite nursing courses in the UK being vastly over-subscribed. This has led to a situation where many, well qualified…

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Myth and Paradox of the Single Market
Fixing Broken Britain? An audit of working-age welfare reform since 2010
The Costs and Benefits of Large-scale Immigration
The Return of Political Patronage
Supplying the Demand for Nurses

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Myth and Paradox of the Single Market

Myth and Paradox of the Single Market: How the trade benefits of EU membership have been mis-sold

For many, the economic benefits accruing from the UK’s membership of the EU are…

Read More
Fixing Broken Britain? An audit of working-age welfare reform since 2010

Fixing Broken Britain? An audit of working-age welfare reform since 2010

The thorny issue of benefit dependency has bedevilled the welfare state since the 1970s, and…

Read More

The Costs and Benefits of Large-scale Immigration

The Costs and Benefits of Large-scale Immigration: Exploring the economic and demographic consequences for the UK

The refugee crisis which has consumed Europe in recent months has thrust immigration to the…

Read More
The Return of Political Patronage

The Return of Political Patronage: How special advisers are taking over from civil servants and why we need to worry…

The special adviser – or 'spad' – has become firmly established in Westminster folklore over the past…

Read More

Supplying the Demand for Nurses

Supplying the Demand for Nurses: The need to end the rationing of nurse training places

Every year, substantial numbers of nurses are recruited from overseas despite nursing courses in the…

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Lessons From Switzerland

Lessons From Switzerland: How might Britain go about business outside the EU…

Should Britain choose to quit the European Union it would take back from Brussels responsibility…

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