The UN is worried by UK austerity – so how do we end it?

The UN is worried by UK austerity – so how do we end it?

The UN is worried by UK austerity - so how do we end it? The UN has just issued a damning report on the UK’s policy failures over the past eight years, cataloguing and condemning the “unnecessary misery” inflicted on people in the name of austerity....
The Bank of England itself must now take action on climate change

The Bank of England itself must now take action on climate change

The following open letter, written by PEF Council member Daniela Gabor and co-signed by fellow Council members Johnna Montgomerie, Ann Pettifor and Stephany Griffith-Jones, was published in the Financial Times on 14 November 2018. For the full list of signatories,...
Budget 2018: The PEF Council reacts

Budget 2018: The PEF Council reacts

What should we take away from this year’s Budget? Our PEF Council react to Hammond’s announcements on Universal Credit, investment, growth and more below. For more progressive perspectives on the Budget, tune into our new podcast on SoundCloud.   Guy...
Hammond, McDonnell & the Budget to end austerity

Hammond, McDonnell & the Budget to end austerity

PEF Chair Patrick Allen and Council member Professor John Weeks respond to the Shadow Chancellor’s pre-Budget speech, and lay out the critical differences between McDonnell’s and Hammond’s approaches. In his speech today the Shadow Chancellor listed...