Student Loan Inquiry Response
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.
In response to the government Green Paper, IF argues that the interests of younger private sector employees need to be addressed, as they no longer have access to defined benefit schemes.
In response to the government’s White Paper, IF argues that the private sector can’t solve the housing crisis on its own and public sector developers need to play a greater role – and that there is also huge potential in “unlocking” new homes from within our existing housing stock.
IF raises the intergenerational concerns around four of the ten “pillars” (investing in science, research and innovation; developing skills; upgrading infrastructure; delivering affordable energy and clean growth) that the government has presented in its Green Paper,