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By Chuka Umunna

Speech: The progressive challenge – healing the divisions after Brexit

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The morning after the UK prime minister attended her first European council meeting, advisory board member of the Centre for Progressive Capitalism, Chuka Umunna, gave a speech on the progressive way forward for Brexit
By Thomas Aubrey

Britain’s failed skills policies not the fall in sterling is the real crisis

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The shock of Brexit and the current fall in sterling has highlighted that Britain’s economic model has been broken for some time
By Thomas Aubrey & Alastair Reed

Report: Rebalancing the UK economy – A post-Brexit industrial strategy

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An industrial strategy should address the persistent overvaluation of sterling and the failure to develop an appropriate system of technical education
By Thomas Aubrey

Churchill knew how to solve the housing crisis

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Writing for Prospect, Centre for Progressive Capitalism director Thomas Aubrey argues that the answer to Britain's housing crisis lies in land value capture, something that Winston Churchill wrote about
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By Alastair Reed

Are there too many hairdressers and not enough bricklayers?  

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Without a better understanding of the skills mismatches holding back local economies, devolution will not make much difference
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By Thomas Aubrey

The explosive concoction of globalisation and the rising cost of housing

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For people’s basic needs to be provided in an era of globalisation, wages need to be rising at faster rates than housing costs. But Britain has continually failed to address its dysfunctional housing market and build sufficient homes
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By Vince Cable

Inequality

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Does inequality matter? The former business secretary, Vince Cable, challenges the view that there is a trade-off between growth and equality, or that equality of opportunity is sufficient
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By Alastair Reed

England’s new metro mayors could transform local jobs markets

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Writing for CityMetric, Alastair Reed argues that England's incoming metro mayors could tilt local training systems towards the skills most in demand
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By Thomas Aubrey

Britain’s housebuilding targets are like iron production estimates in Mao’s China

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Politicians keep setting ambitious targets for housebuilding but rates remain far below the desired levels