Institute for Public Policy Research

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Institute for Public Policy Research

established in 1988, and modelled on the influential right-wing INSTITUTE FOR ECONOMIC AFFAIRS, this left-wing UK THINK TANK has had a notable influence on key elements in the evolution of the thinking of NEW LABOUR, including its policies on constitutional reform, political participation (see CITIZENS' JURIES), environmental and regional policy, its thinking on NEW PUBLIC MANAGEMENT, and its educational policies.
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The IPPR discovered there are just 4% of 15-24 year olds in the Netherlands and just 7% in Denmark that are NEET, compared to 14% in the UK.
New IPPR analysis also shows the unemployment rate for young people who have left regular education having had experience of paid work is 14 per cent.
The left-leaning IPPR said it expected 50,000 more men and 50,000 women to become unemployed this year as public sector jobs continued to be cut, with 40,000 of those gaed under 25.
"The revolution in gender roles is unfinished business," the Daily Mail quoted Nick Pearce, director of IPPR as saying.
Nick Pearce, ippr director, said: "It would spread wealth better across the generations, by incentivising families to pass their wealth to a greater number of relatives."
The study - carried out by ippr north along with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and Northern Way - found 56% of the 124 deprived neighbourhoods in the Teesside area had above average improvement to employment prior to the recession.
The IPPR's intervention is timed to coincide with the London mayoral election campaign and comes a month after the latest attempt to allow the people of Birmingham to have their say collapsed.
According to the IPPR, The Environment Agency suggests the average household could reduce its water use by 14 per cent - 49.3 litres per day - through various efficiency measures.
IPPR director Nick Pearce said: "A fall in fertility would make it harder to earn our way in the world."
Lower-paid jobs such as retail and transportation are the most at risk of being substituted by hi-tech alternatives, IPPR's report found.
"This is striking as it is the only year in the past four where this trend has occurred," IPPR said.
IPPR analysis of government plans for public or part-public infrastructure investment between 2016/17 and 2020/21 found London is due to receive around PS17bn of spending over the period - more than half of the total for England.