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May 2015

Times Higher, 'PhD loans: the wrong carrot?', Paul Wakeling and Adel Pasztor, 28 May 2015

Daily Mail, 'Panic attacks. Wild mood swings. Worrying weight loss. The middle-class teenagers under such pressure to succeed they've become the anxious generation', Tanith Carey, 21 May 2015

Local Government Executive, 'Let councils set property tax, think tank argues', Andy Jowett, 18 May 2015


Press release | The final nail in the coffin for Mansion Tax? | 15 May 2015


Public Finance, 'Government urged to let councils set tax rates on homes', Judith Ugwumadu, 15 May 2015

LocalGov, 'Abolish council tax bands, argues think tank', Laura Sharman, 15 May 2015

Municipal Journal, 'Think tank calls for flat rate council tax', Jamie Hailstone, 15 May 2015

CAPX, 'The case for freer markets and a less powerful state', Mark Littlewood, 12 May 2015

The Independent, Indy Voices: 'A sensational win for the Conservatives? Maybe not...', Tom Papworth, 8 May 2015

Mental Health Today, 'Which political party can deliver on race equality and mental health after the general election', Patrick Vernon, 6 May 2015

NewStatesman, Staggers: 'Labour shouldn't close a door on a Lib-Lab deal', Andrew Harrop, 5 May 2015

The Independent, 'Early interventions to stop young people going off the rails could save £1.7bn a year, say leading charities', Sarah Cassidy, 5 May 2015

Charity Times, 'Charities unite to ensure next government prioritises early intervention', Matt Ritchie, 1 May 2015

Vice News, 'The UK's next leader is going to face some serious questions on nukes', Jenna Corderoy, 1 May 2015

Public Finance, 'Opportunity costs: who wins from the outsourcing revolution?', Rachel Willcox, 1 May 2015

The Times, Letters: 'Should Britain replace its nuclear deterrent?', Toby Fenwick, 1 May 2015

April 2015


Press release | Debt equity tax bias fuels boom and bust, says liberal think tank | 30 April 2015


Public Finance, 'Call for business finance tax reform', Richard Johnstone, 30 April 2015

SEN Magazine, 'The benefits of being dyslexic', Sarah Driver, 30 April 2015

Society Central, 'Better public services - forget ideology and learn from past mistakes', Quentin Maxwell-Jackson, 28 April 2015

Talking Shop UK, 'Can politics and education be brought together?', James Kempton, 27 April 2015

Schools Week, 'Academy big guns boost campaign offer', Ann McGauran, 24 April 2015

BBC Radio 5 Live, CentreForum's Stephen Lee talks to 5 Live Breakfast about the Lib Dems in coalition, 24 April 2015

Financial Times, Letters: 'We can, and should, do better than Trident', Toby Fenwick, 22 April 2015

BBC News, 'Confusopoly - the art of baffling your customers on price', Kamal Ahmed, 21 April 2015

Financial Times, Letters: 'Submarine based Trident remains the optimum capability for the UK', 16 April 2015

Public Sector Executive, 'Better public services – let’s forget ideology and learn from past mistakes', Quentin Maxwell-Jackson, 15 April 2015

NewStatesman, Staggers: 'How might Labour talk about the coalition without winding up the Liberal Democrats?', Nick Tyrone, 15 April 2015

NewStatesman, Staggers: 'There is much for Labour to agree with in the Liberal Democrat manifesto', Andrew Harrop, 15 April 2015

Вести Экономика, 'Британии советуют отказаться от "Трайдентов"', 15 April 2015


Press release | Stop confusing your customers, energy companies warned | 13 April 2015


Financial Times, 'Buying Trident would weaken British defence', Gideon Rachman, 13 April 2015

City AM, 'Energy cost concerns revealed as complex bills are criticised', Chris Papadopoullos, 13 April 2015

Evening Standard, 'Energy industry shake-up fails to spur customer switching', Ben Chu, 13 April 2015. Article also appeared in The Independent and i.

MailOnline, 'Confusopoly among energy suppliers means millions overpay because they can't understand cryptic bills', Rachel Rickard Straus, 13 April 2015

Press Association, 'Confusing bills are stopping customers from switching energy supplier', 13 April 2015. Story carried by Business ReporterEnergy VoiceExpress & Star, Herald Scotland, The Metro, Daily Star, Daily Telegraph, Western Daily PressWestern Morning News and Yorkshire Evening Post among other outlets

Sky News, CentreForum energy switching report namechecked, 13 April 2015

International Business Times, 'Energy prices: Deliberately confusing bills stopping consumers switching', Sean Martin, 13 April 2015

Bitter Wallet, 'Energy companies still confusing customers who want to switch', Mof Gimmers, 13 April 2015

City AM, 'Is renewing the Trident nuclear programme necessary for UK defence in the modern world?', Andrew Futter and Toby Fenwick, 10 April 2015

Prospect, 'Big question: should we renew Trident?', Timothy Stafford and Toby Fenwick, 9 April 2015

Yahoo!, 'If we must keep the nuclear deterrent, there is a better and cheaper alternative to Trident', 9 April 2015

World Socialist Web Site, 'Pseudo-left rally behind Scottish National Party at anti-nuclear submarine rally', Julie Hyland, 7 April 2015

NewStatesman, Staggers: 'We need to bring back the Blair approach to foreign policy', Nick Tyrone, 2 April 2015

March 2015

Schools Week, 'Edition 24: Mark Rhatigan, Christopher Greenhall, Jan Hodges, David Harbourne and Ofsted', Billy Camden, 28 March 2015

Liberal Democrat Voice, 'A new report from CentreForum highlights the problems with Labour's tuition fees policy', Nick Tyrone, 27 March 2015

PoliticsHome, 'Mental health investment is 'well short of what is needed', 26 March 2015

Liberal Democrat Voice, 'The Independent View: The liberal case for airport expansion is strong', Tom Papworth, 26 March 2015

Lichfield Mercury, 'Lichfield MP Michael Fabricant wins apology of the year after Twitter gaffe', 25 March 2015

The Guardian, 'Nicky Morgan, equalities minister, and her white male Ofsted appointments', Warwick Mansell, 24 March 2015

TES, 'Scrap 'damaging' primary tests, campaigners say', Helen Ward, 19 March 2015

Local Government Chronicle, 'Workforce: People news and moves', David Paine, 17 March 2015

Civil Service World, 'Nicky Morgan unveils new non-exec members for Ofsted board', Jacqueline Tenreiro, 16 March 2015


Press release | Public sector good, private sector bad? There is no right answer | 12 March 2015


OpenDemocracy, 'Trident: weak defence', Paul Ingram, 12 March 2015

Schools Week, 'Two new Ofsted board members announced', John Dickens, 12 March 2015

The Daily Star (Bangladesh), 'Higher education and a riveting rumination', SMA Faiz, 11 March 2015

International Business Times, 'Vince Cable: MPs hid mental health problems for fear of not getting elected to Parliament', Ian Silvera, 11 March 2015

The Telegraph, 'General Election 2015: How each party compares on taxation', Michael Wilkinson, 9 March 2015

Liberal Democrat Voice, 'How to save public service choice for liberalism? A CentreForum essay by David Boyle', Nick Tyrone, 6 March 2015

The Guardian, 'Few feel older people in the UK have a good quality of life, survey finds', Kate Murray, 4 March 2015