Alex Morton on Channel 5 News
Alex Morton appeared on Channel 5 News responding to calls by Michael Gove to build more attractive housing in the countryside. Alex argued that it is crucial to improve the aesthetic quality of new homes being built in order to increase support for greater levels of house building.
The Shakespeare Review
Policy Exchange was delighted to host the launch of the Shakepeare Review of Public Sector Information, an independent review into how the public sector can open up and make better use of data. Stephan Shakespeare outlined the findings of his review, and presented a national data strategy to make the most of the amazing opportunities for economic growth we have through the use of open data.
Lord Sainsbury set out a new approach for policymakers across the political spectrum as he introduced his new book Progressive Capitalism: How to Achieve Economic Growth, Liberty and Social Justice.
Would reform of employment support boost employment?
Policy Exchange asks whether it is time for fundamental reform of Jobcentre Plus and what models for reform might help more people get into and stay in work.
Call for evidence
Joined up welfare
As part of its programme of work on the UK labour market and welfare reform, Policy Exchange is issuing a call for evidence on how welfare provision and employment support can be better coordinated and financed at a local level.