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The Tony Blair Institute for Global Change is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to making globalisation work for the many, not the few.
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The Sunday Times 6h
"Johnson threatens Europe with no-deal if they don’t back down. Sure, it hurts them, especially the Irish. But it hurts us much more, and Northern Ireland severely." - Tony Blair
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Tony Blair Institute Aug 23
House prices are at record highs,🏡ownership is near its lowest rate for a generation & many young people can't fly the nest. Upping housing supply will do almost nothing to solve any of these problems. So what could? Watch set out a path ↓
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Tony Blair Institute Aug 22
Thank you for the great response to my last list of book recommendations – and for taking the time to make your own. Here's what I’ve been reading recently, in case you’re searching for some inspiration for the rest of the summer break -Tony Blair
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Ian Mulheirn Aug 22
My piece for on why the government's supply obsession won't solve the housing crisis
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Ian Mulheirn Aug 21
Nice coverage in The Sun of my housing report today. Read the summary here
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The Independent Aug 20
Building more homes won't solve UK housing crisis, new report argues
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Inside Housing Aug 21
Is increasing supply a "red herring"? A report out today by says politicians should instead focus on reversing the erosion of social housing stock, ending housing benefit cuts and improving wage growth for young people
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Tony Blair Institute Aug 21
TBI's : "Neither our ownership or rental affordability problems will be solved by hitting the 300,000 target. A serious approach to the housing crisis needs to address its real causes.” Read more here.
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Tony Blair Institute Aug 21
Any shortage of housing should show up in rents rising faster than average incomes, but the opposite has been the case since the late 1990s. Read more in 's paper here →
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Tony Blair Institute Aug 21
.'s paper shows how deteriorating affordability of rented housing for some groups is due to shrinking social housing stock, housing benefit cuts & a decade of weak wage growth for young workers. Hitting govt housebuilding targets won't fix this
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Tony Blair Institute Aug 21
Since house prices hit a low in 1996, 3.7 million houses have been added in England, but there have only been 3.2 million new households – the surplus housing stock has grown from 660,000 to over 1.1 million. More here →
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Tony Blair Institute Aug 21
In this new paper, published by , argues that if politicians want to raise home ownership without stoking risky bank lending, they must do more to either subsidise first-time buyers or reduce financial incentives for landlords.
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Tony Blair Institute Aug 21
TBI's : Building 300,000 houses per year won’t reverse the huge spike in house prices over the last 20 yrs, or revive home ownership, as house price rises have largely been driven by low interest rates & related global macroeconomic conditions.
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Ian Mulheirn Aug 20
My paper for is out today, on why even 300,000 houses per year offers no solution to the Read the summary here A thread on supply and prices - more to follow later on home ownership and affordability.
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CPI Aug 20
To meet the growing demand for radical change, of says a new approach must be purposeful, enabling and responsive to bring government up to the speed and standards of the internet era.
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Tony Blair Institute Aug 19
Last week, we welcomed Fr. Atta Barkindo, Exec Director of , to share his insights on Nigeria's security challenges and how our Supporting Leaders programme helps religious leaders counter extremist narratives. Learn more here:
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Foreign Policy Aug 15
The war against Boko Haram saw kids drafted by both sides. Now they need assistance and a post-conflict future.
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Tony Blair Institute Aug 15
Nine in ten children in low-income countries are projected to reach adulthood without the skills they need. Can technology help to close this gap? Read our primer on the state of EdTech in 2019 here
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Tony Blair Institute Aug 15
There are lots of ways that tech can enhance education, from personalisation and digital resources to helping teachers and opening up global connections. Check out our primer on EdTech for an overview of the policy debate ↓
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Tony Blair Institute Aug 15
Education technology () has big potential if it’s done right. Read our primer on what it is and the questions policymakers need to think about
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