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By Thomas Aubrey

What the Chancellor’s Autumn Budget needs to say

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Use the rise in land value to build 150,000 new homes and invest £8bn in infrastructure along the Cambridge to Oxford corridor
By Thomas Aubrey

Market prices and the housing crisis

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With a change to the 1961 Land Compensation Act, the necessary investment in infrastructure and affordable housing along the Oxford - Milton Keynes – Cambridge corridor could be funded
By Andy Norman

To capitalise on the opportunities of Brexit, Britain must first solve its skills crisis

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Using the example of the automotive industry, skills analyst Andy Norman explains why Britain must first solve its skills crisis if it is to make the most of Brexit
By Andy Norman

Why apprenticeship policy must prioritise quality

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While recent apprenticeships policy has tended to focus on quantity, skills analyst Andy Norman argues that if we are to tackle the country's skills shortages we need to prioritise quality
By Thomas Aubrey

The British electorate moves beyond neoliberalism, nationalism and socialism

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The British people have spoken loud and clear by returning a hung parliament. They have rejected a hard Brexit and a drift towards nationalism. But they have also rejected a return to the neoliberalism of the 1980s and the socialism of the 1970s.
By Thomas Aubrey

Landowners should not reap all the benefits from development

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Writing for Inside Housing, centre director Thomas Aubrey argues that it should be dynamic city regions, not unproductive landowners, that capture the uplift in land value when housing is built.
By The Centre

Edinburgh could benefit from £8.6 bn in additional funds by capturing land value

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A new report prepared by the Centre for Progressive Capitalism for Built Environment Forum estimates the returns from land value capture for the Edinburgh City Region over a 20-year period.
By Andy Norman

Technical skills: How do the election manifestos compare?

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Skills analyst Andy Norman discusses how the Conservative and Labour Manifestos compare on technical skills
By Thomas Aubrey

New land compensation rules will drive up infrastructure investment and raise the rate of housebuilding

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Centre director Thomas Aubrey sets out the case for the new land compensation rules, showing that they will will drive up infrastructure investment and raise the rate of housebuilding