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One of the challenges for turning ideas into actions is sourcing the funding and financing of innovative programmes designed to test new ways of doing things. Edward Hickman FRSA argues that this challenge is most acute in the sphere of public services.
The UK’s mainstream political parties agree that we need more homes and to cut carbon emissions. Stewart Fergusson FRSA argues that the ‘passive house’ approach, which is well developed in parts of Europe, provide one answer and that housing associations should lead the drive for innovation.
No economic growth means no underlying increase in tax revenues. In today’s flat-lining economy Julian Chisholm FRSA argues that fiscal policy should assume no growth in tax revenues and only supply-side boosting public expenditure should be financed by borrowing.
Stewart Lansley FRSA argues that a new battle line has been drawn over the relationship between inequality and growth.
Frank Hore and David Low FRSAs ask whether senior managers in financial services are right to complain about being overwhelmed by regulation.
Increased diversity in public sector provision should be welcomed argues Tom Levitt FRSA.
David Kauders FRSA argues that the financial system that evolved from the early Italian bankers needs a fundamental change.
Henry Kippin outlines the scope of a new project that looks at how the UK can learn from public services in the developing world