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We host events throughout the political calendar to contribute to ongoing policy conversation and generate practical new ideas. These include private roundtables with Parliamentarians, agenda-setting events series on key policy themes, and fringe events during Party Conference season.

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Research with impact

We pride ourselves on producing research that makes a difference. Our reports have generated dozens of ideas that have been taken up by politicians since we launched in 2018.
Age of Alienation Report - Man sitting at Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Age of Alienation
The epidemic of loneliness among young people as we emerge from the pandemic - and what ministers can do about it.
Greening the Giants
​​Exploring the political and economic challenges of decarbonising the twelve most carbon-intensive industries in the UK
Politics of Belonging
Politics of Belonging
After decades of liberalising politics, we explore what is driving the sea change away from freedom and towards security, why Workington Man was so central to the 2019 election, and why policymakers need to embrace a new "politics of belonging" to respond.