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Andy Burnham speech to Demos


Demos hosted an event with keynote speeches from Andy Burnham MP and Luciana Berger MP.

The shadow health team launched Labour's public health strategy and announced new policies ahead of the general election in May.


Read more about the event.

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Tune in, turn out


As election polls tighten, young people could find themselves becoming a significant electoral force.

A new Demos report sheds light on which policies could win their vote, and suggests how to improve youth engagement in the democratic system.


Read the report. See the polling.

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What makes a job 'good'?


In the midst of a jobs-rich recovery, attention inevitably shifts to the quality of the jobs being created.

This new Demos and PwC essay collection tackles outstanding questions over pay, productivity, security and job satisfaction.


Read the collection. Read the blog.

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Serving the forces


The human cost of recent military engagements includes many personnel who return wounded or with a disability.

Demos has launched a new project to explore how to improve the residential care provided for the young injured and disabled ex-Service people who need it.


Read about the project.

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Uncharitable behaviour


Billions of pounds are spent on counter-terror efforts. However, measures imposed by banks can have unintended consequences.

A new Demos report investigates how banks seeking to 'de-risk' their accounts is leading to aid charities and NGOs struggling to ensure money reaches its intended destination.


Read the report. Read the press release

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The character gap


Character, both in and out of the classroom, has received renewed attention from politicians in recent months.

Demos hosted an all-day conference, with speeches from Tristram Hunt MP and Sam Gyimah MP, on how policy can build character.


Read about the conference. Read Tristram's speech.

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A tale of two classrooms


The attainment gap in Britain's classrooms has remained static for over a decade, but what can be done about it?

A new collection by Demos and Durham University brings together politicians and academics to argue for greater use of evidence to bridge the gap.


Read the collection.

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APPG inquiry on housing


Politicians often talk of first-time buyers, but much less attention is focused on those at the other end of the ladder.

Demos has acted as secretariat for an APPG on Housing and Care for Older People report reviewing the affordability of retirement housing.


Read the report.

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Demos Quarterly: Autumn 2014

The Autumn Issue of Demos Quarterly, our magazine of political ideas, is now published.

The lead essay, contributed by Michael Lind, traces the lineage of liberalism, linking today’s populism to the ideas that animated John Locke and the Founding Fathers.

Read the essay. Browse the magazine.

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