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IISS: Maliki power grab risks fresh civil war in Iraq
The latest Strategic Comment from the International Institute for Strategic Studies looks at just how sustainable Iraq’s democracy is following the withdrawal of America’s military presence.
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The last 50 years has seen a dramatic increase in pensioner incomes and decline in pensioner poverty rates. But what are the prospects for the future?
IPPR - Subsidy figures hide underinvestment in northern rail network01/09/2015 14:35:00
Following new figures from railways regulator the Office of Rail and Road (ORR), published last week, showing the level of subsidy received by the operators of various rail franchises across the country, analysis by IPPR North shows how – while the operators of the two main franchises within the North tend to receive more subsidy – the total spent by government on rail in the North is far lower and is being cut by more, while London’s expenditure rises.
Policy Exchange - Powering Up: The future of onshore wind in the UK01/09/2015 13:35:00
Onshore wind is the most cost effective and scaleable low carbon technology in the UK and should be allowed to continue, albeit with subsidies phased out, if the government wants to decarbonise at least cost to the consumer.