The Prime Minister has just met the boss of Toshiba to discuss a likely high strike price for producing nuclear energy for the UK. Angus Hanton, IF Co-founder, looks at another huge energy bill likely to land on our children’s shoulders, this time from North Sea oil and gas decommissioning.
Angus Hanton, Co-founder of IF, looks at the growing and darkening chasm of pension liabilities, in both the private and the public sectors, and the impact this will have – is already having – on the economy as a whole and the future of younger generations
David Kingman reports on the latest criticism of the government’s plans to build a new nuclear power station on the south coast of England
David Kingman looks at several recent pieces of research which suggest that the UK is sliding backwards on children’s and young people’s living standards
We recently launched a report on young people and the 2017 General Election, and representatives from the major parties attended our panel event at the Houses of Parliament. Beth Jenkinson, IF researcher, describes the resulting discussion and explores its implications for intergenerational fairness
David Kingman examines the findings from new research into how much British voters could be willing to pay for leaving the EU
Adjusting or scrapping university fees is the current political hot potato. IF researcher Beth Jenkinson looks at the financial and political implications of the suggestions on the table
Recent decades have seen important steps toward equality for different genders, sexualities and ethnicities. But members of one “group” remain second-class citizens. We must broaden our understanding of social membership and take responsibility for the effects of our actions upon those who will be born after we are gone. Rohin Burney-O’Dowd, IF summer intern, investigates.
In the run-up to the 2017 general election, the three major political parties all pledged to eliminate the government deficit by the end of the next parliament. What are the implications of these policies for intergenerational fairness? Elliot Jones, IF Summer intern, investigates
David Kingman reports on a sudden drop in the number of people applying to study at university