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Tuesday, September 14, 2010  -  Radio 4

The Today Programme

Sir Andrew Foster and Professor Vernon Bogdanor talk about the Commission's final report out today which calls for a public service revolution. The financial crisis should be used as an opportunity for wholesale reform to health, education, policing and welfare, according to the Commission on 2020 Public Services. Reporter Tom Bateman looks at what the public services might look like in ten years.

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Tuesday, September 14, 2010  -  Radio 4

The Today Programme

Matthew Taylor debates the findings of the Commission's final report  and its impacts on communities with Labour MP Frank Dobson and Mark Littlewood of the Institute of Economic Affairs.

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Monday, September 13, 2010  -  Radio 4

The Today Programme

2020 Commissioners Bridget Rosewell and Greg Parston talk about the Commission’s final report out tomorrow which calls for far greater transparency into how the public taxes are spent.

Reporter Tom Bateman looks at suggestions that the official spending figures contain a black hole

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Friday, August 27, 2010  -  Radio 4

The Today Programme

Ben Page and Matthew Taylor appeared on the Today Programme to discuss the reality of cuts. How ready are the public to accept these sorts of cuts, and how prepared are politicians to back them up?

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Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Bridget Rosewell on the Today Programme

2020 Commissioner Bridget Rosewell appeared on Radio 4's Today Programme to discuss our latest report 2020 Welfare: Life, Work, Locality

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Thursday, 20 January 2011
COPD: Cautiously Optimistic about Payment on Delivery
About 15% of people my age have a long term condition. A little over two years ago I developed COPD: Cautiously Optimistic about Payment on Delivery, and have been unable to rid myself of the affliction. Thus having published Better Outcomes, a report exploring the what, where and why of payment-by-outcome, I and several colleagues ... more »
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Wednesday, 5 January 2011
the condition of conditionality
Interesting contrast in a couple of news stories coming from the states in the last few days. On the one hand, portents in the Guardian of a difficult 2 years for President Obama in the face of a Republican controlled Congress. On the other, a piece in the New York Times on falling inequality in ... more »
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Thursday, 25 November 2010
Local Identity – the photographic evidence?
Last night I was speaking at the mining institute in Newcastle at a roundtable discussing themes from LOCAL a book my Dad and I published recently. The book is a mix of photography (based on an artist-in-residence period at Cumbria County Council), and text (an essay on local politics & identity), and the roundtable ... more »