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I am an Economics and Politics graduate in Greater London focused on UK politics and public policy development.

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The Trajectory of Liz Truss

Liz Truss, having been elected by 0.3 per cent of the country, is now Prime Minister. Truss’s record, combined with scrutiny of her policy proposals, suggests she will be an utter disaster in office. She is ideologically committed to making life worse for the majority of people. Truss was elected MP for South West Norfolk in 2010. Throughout her time in Parliament, and indeed before her election, her politics have consisted of primitive Thatcherism mixed with the career-driven opportunism typic

Going green, not global, to tackle rising energy prices?

As we recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, the UK has been hit by a cost-of-living crisis. Nearly one in three British adults say they are now struggling to meet their financial commitments. The challenge of making ends meet is forecasted to worsen, with an increase in National Insurance tax taking effect in April and rising inflation predicted to reach over 7% this year. As such, the government has taken action to attempt to alleviate the financial stress on households.

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View of Mental Health: Is Pandemic Stress Exclusive to the Rich?

Under the frustration of continued lockdowns, people engaged in small ways of securing happiness and wellbeing, such as learning new skills and hobbies, meditating and streaming movies. They said we all fought together in the shared struggle to defeat the virus. But were we all really in this together? Or were large swathes of society left forgotten?

Harnessing the Australian Model: Assessing the Potential Benefits and Challenges for UK Pensions

Private pension investment. I would guess few areas of public policy are more dull and more tedious sounding. Defence has its expensive toys, albeit years late and billions over budget; climate change has its apocalyptic consequences; even labour market policies, another dry subject, cover the employment rights and protections we can enjoy in work. It may be only somewhat hyperbolic to suggest that discussions on defined contribution vs benefit schemes and investable start-up assets could lull a baby into a deep, relaxing sleep. Nonetheless, the issue has risen up the political agenda in recent months, with both the Chancellor and Shadow Chancellor stressing the importance of getting British pension funds to invest more in UK assets, particularly riskier, small companies. In fact, the former of the two, Jeremy Hunt, has been holding talks with various industry titans to help draw up a series of reforms to be presented at tomorrow’s Mansion House dinner.

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