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23 March 2016 | 'Londoners would live a month longer with cleaner air’

  • The Evening Standard report on the Policy Exchange Environment and Energy Unit's report "Up in the Air: How to solve London's air quality crisis - Part 2".

  • 18 March 2016 | North Sea oil industry down but not out, insists lobby group

  • The Guardian discusses the North Sea oil industry with Richard Howard, Head of Environment & Energy at Policy Exchange.

  • 16 March 2016 | Every school to become an academy, ministers to announce

  • The BBC credits Policy Exchange's 'Primary Focus' report as a key contributor to the Government's academies policy.

  • 14 March 2016 | Empty Tube station ticket offices 'should be turned into police contact points'

  • The Evening Standard cites Glyn Gaskarth's, Head of Crime and Justice at Policy Exchange, recommendation that empty tube ticket offices should be turned into police contact points. 

  • 11 March 2016 | Call for pollution tax on sales of new diesel cars in Britain

  • The Guardian cites Richard Howard's, Policy Exchange's Head of Environment and Energy, recommendations to put a £800 pollution tax on the sale of new diesel cars and reduce air pollution.  

  • 04 March 2016 | Give teachers career breaks to stop them quitting, say heads

  • The Times covers Policy Exchange's launch of The Importance of Teachers: A collection of essays on teacher recruitment and retention, and highlights the need to improve teacher retention and recruitment especially among women. 

  • 04 March 2016 | Teachers need flexible working to stop women leaving profession, says thinktank

  • The Guardian cites Jonathan Simons', Policy Exchange's Head of Education, recommendations that flexible working and greater benefits are needed to improve teacher retention and stop women from leaving teaching after maternity leave.

  • 02 March 2016 | Report calls for lower stamp duty on UK's energy-efficient homes

  • The Guardian cites Richard Howard's, Policy Exchange's Head of Environment and Energy, recommendations in his report Efficient Energy Policy including a call to the stamp duty on energy efficient homes. 

  • 02 March 2016 | Pay more stamp duty if you buy a draughty home, think-tank proposes

  • The Daily Telegraph covers Policy Exchange's launch of Richard Howard's, Head of Environment and Energy, new report Efficient Energy Policy, and how homeowners can save money by improving their home energy efficiency. 

  • 10 February 2016 | Schools should stop 'fat shaming' overweight children and give them advice to lose weight, says report

  • The Independent covers the launch of Policy Exchange's new publication Britain Imbalanced, and highlights the need to stop 'fat shaming' overweight children. 

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