IF 2024 manifesto audit 1: education

With less than a week to go until the 2024 General Election, Toby Whelton, IF researcher, gives a whistle-stop tour of what the different parties are offering on education – from pre-school childcare through to further and higher education finance as part of IF’s general election audit.

The potential impact of young voters on the 2024 general election

There is a sense amongst the young British electorate that they are powerless in affecting change in politics, especially through their vote. However, Toby Whelton, IF researcher, argues that while the odds may be stacked against them, there is still real potential for the young to shape the upcoming election.

How would a 4-day week help young people?

A century ago, economists believed that increases in economic productivity would lead to drastically shorter working weeks by the beginning of the 21st century. Although these predictions have not yet materialised, recent years have seen an increased interest in instituting a 4-day work week. Alec Haglund, IF Researcher, discusses how a 4-day week might benefit… Read more »