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

January 2015

NewStatesman, Staggers: 'Why the Green party's wealth tax policy won't work', Tom Papworth, 29 January 2015

Left Foot Forward, 'David Cameron's latest tax announcement: not new and certainly not progress', James Bloodworth, 26 January 2015

Swindon Advertiser, 'Schools have wrong focus', Elizabeth Mackley, 26 January 2015

TES, 'Children have a story, just not the means to tell it', Adi Bloom, 23 January 2015


Press release | Government should rethink primary school league table reforms, says think tank | 21 January 2015


BBC News, 'Pupil progress key for primary accountability', 21 January 2015

The Telegraph, 'Primary school league tables: Pupil progress should be main measure', Josie Gurney-Read, 21 January 2015

TES, 'Rethink needed on reforms to primary school league tables', Helen Ward, 21 January 2015

Press Association, 'Pupil progress main measure', Alison Kershaw, 21 January 2015

The Cornishman, 'Proposals for assembly', 21 January 2015

Liberal Democrat Voice, 'Lord Paul Tyler writes...Devolution dialogue on Democracy Day', Paul Tyler, 20 January 2015


Press release | Labour mental health plans welcomed by CentreForum commission | 19 January 2015


PoliticsHome, 'Lib Dems propose English question solution', 19 January 2015

ITV News, 'More power for Cornwall council under new proposals', 19 January 2015

The Guardian, 'Politics live blog', Andrew Sparrow, 19 January 2015

Yorkshire Post, 'Yorkshire should be in first wave of devolution to assemblies', James Reed, 19 January 2015

Western Morning News, 'Lib Dems press for mini-parliaments to devolve power to the regions', Graeme Demianyk, 19 January 2015

The Cornishman, 'Liberal Democrats calling for mini-parliament in Cornwall', 19 January 2015

LocalGov, 'Abolish every English council and replace them with mini-parliaments', Thomas Bridge, 19 January 2015

The Observer, 'Headteachers believe pupils are 'let down' on mental health', Jamie Doward, 11 January 2015


Press release | Response to parents survey by NASUWT and ComRes | 9 January 2015


BBC News, 'Few parents check league tables when choosing schools', Judith Burns, 9 January 2015

Liberal Democrat Voice, 'The place to go for all things education - LDEA's new website', Cara Jenkinson, 8 January 2015

Yahoo Lifestyle, 'Parents worry about their child's mental health more than anything else', Alison Coldridge, 7 January 2015

December 2014


Press release | More than half of schools let down by lack of mental health support | 29 December 2014


BBC local radio (GNS), CentreForum's Stephen Lee discusses the Mental Health Commission's headteacher survey with BBC local radio stations in Cornwall, Leicester and Kent, 29 December 2014

Sunday Express, 'Schools are 'let down' over children's mental health, survey shows', Marco Giannangeli, 28 December 2014


Press release | Earmarking revenue for the NHS won't guarantee increased spending, think tank warns | 24 December 2014


NewStatesman, Staggers: 'Earmarking taxes for the NHS won't guarantee more money for healthcare', India Keable-Elliott, 24 December 2014

Times Higher, 'Questions remain over postgraduate loan figures', John Morgan, 11 December 2014

The Guardian, 'Private universities benefit older and poorer students', Nick Hillman, 9 December 2014

Academies Week, 'Proposals will have a tangential impact on attainment in the state sector', Nick Thornsby, 6 December 2014

TES, 'Leadership - vocational CPD needs to get real', Jayne Stigger, 5 December 2014

Huffington Post UK, 'New loans for post-grads can make our society fairer', Tim Farron, 5 December 2014

Mail Online, 'Migrants awarded £15 million compensation after being illegally locked up in UK detention centres', Tom McTague, 5 December 2014

The Mirror, 'Immigrants paid £14 million in compensation for being unlawfully detained in Britain', Arj Singh, 4 December 2014

Times Higher, 'Postgraduate borrowers 'would face 50% tax'', John Morgan, 4 December 2014


Press release | Autumn Statement 2014: Government to adopt CentreForum postgraduate loans proposal | 3 December 2014


The Financial Times, 'Loans to revolutionise support for postgraduate study', Helen Warrell, 3 December 2014

Times Higher, 'Postgraduate loans welcomed but what about mature students?', John Morgan, 3 December 2014

Wonkhe, 'Autumn Statement: Pain, sorcery and a rabbit called Tim', Andy Westwood, 3 December 2014

The Guardian, Higher Education Network: 'Government loans for postgraduates are welcome, but unis must play their part', Joel Mullan, 3 December 2014

BBC Radio Sheffield, CentreForum's Stephen Lee discusses problems with the notion of "free education", 3 December 2014

Yorkshire Post, 'Lib Dems will fight to defend schools funding', David Laws, 2 December 2014

The PIE News, 'Future of UK HE depends on balanced fees and regulation, experts say', Katie Duncan, 2 December 2014

The Week, 'Autumn Statement: what has George got in store?', 1 December 2014