Author Archives: Amna Silim

The full employment strategy must go beyond tax cuts and squeezing those on benefits

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To maximise people’s chances of finding work we need to tackle the structural problems they face.

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Economic update – December 2012: Triple-dip ahead?

IPPR’s Amna Silim presents the latest Left Foot Forward economic update, for December 2012.

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Economic update – November 2012: Good news for Osborne ahead of autumn statement

IPPR’s Amna Silim presents the latest Left Foot Forward economic update, for November 2012.

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Economic update – October 2012: There’s been an upturn but the economy is still struggling

IPPR’s Amna Silim presents the latest Left Foot Forward economic update, for October 2012.

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An honest debate about migration must include long-term fiscal considerations

We need for an honest debate about migration – a debate which must include the long-term fiscal effects of migration and the UK’s demographics.

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August Economic Update: We got our Olympic boost, but consumer confidence remains low

Behind the headline figures, the employment situation continues to worsen for particular groups.

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OBR figures show a long term fiscal challenge that needs long term solutions

Projections released by the OBR today reveal the full scale of the long term fiscal challenge facing the UK

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