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Preventing homelessness

Last Monday, the Prime Minister announced £20 million funding for local areas to test new approaches to preventing homelessness. These will draw on the insight and ideas that Policy Lab have generated with DCLG, local authorities and charities over the …

Place based Open Policy Making

Cities can be excellent laboratories for innovating and developing new ideas. When Foresight asked cities about the challenges they were facing, retaining a high skilled labour pool emerged as a key issue. Using evidence on graduate mobility and productivity the Foresight team created a project between cities, universities, employers and national government departments to develop of five initiatives to help deliver local and national priorities of productivity and regional rebalancing.