Student Loan Inquiry Response
This academic audit of political party offers to younger generations concludes that the Conservative party will have to do much more to attract the youth vote. Written by Dr James Sloam and Muhammad Rakib Ehsan, Royal Holloway, University of London, the report explores why some political parties did better than others at re-engaging younger generations,… Read more »
“The most detailed analysis we have to date on why young people voted as they did” (from the foreword by Dr Manmit Bhambra, LSE European Institute’s Generation Brexit project lead). This IF report identifies four different “tribes” of Millennial voters in the EU Referendum. The multi-faceted analysis, which uses latent class analysis to segment the… Read more »
The number of graduates in non-graduate jobs has remained stubbornly high at more than 46% for recent graduates over the period when university fees were tripled, rising to 35% for non-recent graduates. This paper looks as recent Office of National Statistics (ONS) figures and argues that there appears to be no graduate premium for many… Read more »
As part of the government’s pre-budget consultation process IF has submitted a representation focusing on pensions, National Insurance Contributions, student debt, housing, apprenticeships and travel concessions.
In response to the House of Lord’s Economic Affairs Committee into the economics of higher education, further and technical education, IF argues that high quality vocational training is the key to creating a more productive workforce.
In response to the House of Lord’s inquiry into citizenship and civic engagement IF argues that more needs to be done to reduce geographic age segregation with housing policy a key cause of growing segregation.
IF’s practical policy recommendations to address the plight of younger generations and protect the interests of future generations.
This is IF’s response to the government’s consultation looking into the housing needs for older people.