Media enquiries

For media enquiries, please contact Tom Frostick on 020 7340 1161 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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

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

February 2015

Huffington Post, 'Elite universities 'must double admissions of poorest students'', Matt Field, 27 February 2015


Press release | Response to DCMS committee report on the future of the BBC | 26 February 2015


The Daily Telegraph, 'Universities told to double number of poorer students', Nicola Harley, 26 February 2015

Liverpool Echo, 'SE airports growth can boost Liverpool John Lennon Airport', Neil Hodgson, 26 February 2015


Press release | Shake up at the BBC urged by think tank | 24 February 2015


The Sun, 'Beeb £s must be shared', 24 February 2015

The Times, 'BBC urged to compete for share of licence fee', Kaya Burgess, 24 February 2015

PoliticsHome, 'I don't like Mondays - how work can affect mental health', Paul Burstow, 24 February 2015

Liberal Democrat Voice, 'Bold, liberal tax reforms for a stronger economy and fairer society - a CentreForum essay by Adam Corlett', Nick Tyrone, 23 February 2015


Press release | Widen access to adult skills development, think tank urges | 19 February 2015


Times Higher, 'Macho university culture mirrors banks' mistakes', Chris Havergal, 19 February 2015

ProgressOnline, 'Retiring Trident', Toby Fenwick, 19 February 2015

ProgressOnline, 'A red line for Labour', Luke Akehurst, 18 February 2015

East Anglia Daily Times, 'Nuclear bombs could return to west Suffolk airbases under new proposals from a policy think tank', Matt Reason, 17 February 2015

Mature Times, 'Call for older people's commissioner', 17 February 2015


Press release | Replace Trident nuclear deterrent with a cheaper alternative, think tank urges | 16 February 2015


The Herald, 'Trident should take to the skies to save £13bn', Kate Devlin, 16 February 2015

The Scotsman, 'Replacing Trident with jets would save £13bn', Andrew Whittaker, 16 February 2015

NewStatesman, Staggers: 'Is there a cheaper but credible alternative to Trident?', Toby Fenwick, 16 February 2015

ConservativeHome, 'A nuclear option that funds the armed forces', Toby Fenwick, 16 February 2015

Liberal Democrat Voice, 'The Independent View: A cheaper but credible alternative to Trident', Toby Fenwick, 16 February 2015

Highland Times, 'Moves to replace Trident "utterly wrong"', 16 February 2015

The Sunday Times, 'Nuclear jets cheaper than Trident', Mark Hookham, 15 February 2015


Press release | Overwhelming support for health and safety regulations among SMEs | 14 February 2015


Health and Safety at Work, 'Health and safety is not a burden, say SMEs', Frances Whinder, 13 February 2015

PoliticsHome, Central Lobby: 'Fighting for the liberal interventionist values which have made our country', Tim Farron, 10 February 2015

Liberal Democrat Voice, 'Climate change must be the pressing issue for liberals', Tim Farron, 10 February 2015


Press release | Government must champion and protect older generations, says think tank | 9 February 2015


Scotland on Sunday, 'Scots general election influence', Tom Peterkin, 8 February 2015

HITC, 'Lib-Lab coalition? Report highlights key common ground', Richard Wood, 8 February 2015

The Times, 'Poll puts Clegg ten points adrift in fight to keep seat', Matt Dathan and Francis Elliott, 6 February 2015

The Week, 'Lab-Lib Dem coalition could work - without Clegg', Don Brind, 6 February 2015

TES, 'The autistic pupils 'traumatised' by delayed diagnosis', Evy Rousham, 6 February 2015

Daily Mail, '£8bn Lib Dem tax plot hints at Labour deal: Clegg says party will reduce pace of cuts in shift towards policies of Ed Miliband', Jason Groves and Daniel Martin, 6 February 2015


Press release | Common ground? An analysis of the Labour and Liberal Democrat programmes | 5 February 2015


NewStatesman, 'Labour and the Lib Dems have much in common - but will tribalism prevent a coalition?', George Eaton, 5 February 2015

BBC News, 'Lib Dems propose £8bn in tax rises to reduce deficit', 5 February 2015

Prospect, 'General Election 2015: what could Labour and the Lib Dems agree on?', Emran Mian, 5 February 2015

LabourList, 'Talking to the Liberal Democrats won't be easy', Andrew Harrop, 5 February 2015

May2015, 'Unite the centre-left: How a Labour-Lib Dem coalition could work', Andrew Harrop and Stephen Lee, 5 February 2015

Liberal Democrat Voice, 'Independent View: Analysing the common ground between Lib Dem and Labour policy positions', Nick Tyrone, 5 February 2015

Liberal Democrat Voice, 'We must transform mental health services for young people', Paul Burstow, 5 February 2015

Society Central, 'Mental health in schools - a missed opportunity?', Holly Taggart, 5 February 2015 

Politics.co.uk, 'The knives are out for Green party', Molly Scott Cato, 4 February 2015


Press release | Supporting children's mental health is a good investment, says new report | 3 February 2015


Children and Young People Now, 'Benefits outstrip costs of investing in CAMHS, analysis finds', Derren Hayes, 3 February 2015

Society Central, 'Are mental health services letting young people down', Paul Burstow, 3 February 2015

Sunday Express, 'Elderly need a champion', 2 February 2015

DW, 'German politicians at odds over how to regulate immigration', 2 February 2015