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Adam Smith Institute


Independent, non-profit and non-partisan, the Adam Smith ... Archived date: 2016-07-08 http://www.adamsmith.org/

Bow Group, The


The Bow Group is the United Kingdom's oldest conservative... Archived date: 2017-06-10 http://www.bowgroup.org/

British Future


British Future is a think tank that encourages debate on ... Archived date: 2018-04-27 http://www.britishfuture.org/

British Future: Immigration: the Manifesto Challenge


British Future poses ten key questions about future poli... Archived date: 2017-06-10 http://www.britishfuture.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Immigration-Manifesto-2017.-British-Future.pdf

Canterbury Christchurch University: Election 2017: Manifestos and Manifestations of Childhood


Viewable only on Library premises The authors review the Conservative, Labour and Liberal D... Archived date: 2017-05-24 https://blogs.canterbury.ac.uk/expertcomment/election-2017-manifestos-and-manifestations-of-childhood/

Carbon Brief: Election 2017: What the manifestos say on energy and climate change


Viewable only on Library premises Archived date: 2017-05-24 https://www.carbonbrief.org/election-2017-what-minfestos-say-energy-climate-change

Center for Global Development: What a UK Election Manifesto on Development Might Look Like: 19 Proposals from CGD


Viewable only on Library premises Archived date: 2017-05-08 https://www.cgdev.org/blog/what-uk-election-manifesto-development-might-look-19-proposals-cgd

Centre for Policy Studies: A pensions and savings manifesto


Michael Johnson outlines some pensions- and savings-relat... Archived date: 2017-06-10 http://www.cps.org.uk/files/reports/original/170428113923-APensionsandSavingsManifesto.pdf

Centre for Policy Studies: CPS response to Labour's key revenue raisers


Comments on the Labour Party's three main revenue raising... Archived date: 2017-06-10 http://www.cps.org.uk/publications/cps-response-to-labour-s-key-revenue-raisers/

Compass


Archived date: 2018-05-31 http://www.compassonline.org.uk/

Crowdfunder: Let's factcheck the election!


Viewable only on Library premises Full Fact are a UK independent, non-partisan, factcheckin... Archived date: 2017-05-31 http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/full-fact/

Demos


Viewable only on Library premises Demos is a cross-party think-tank in Britain. They produc... Archived date: 2017-03-24 http://www.demos.co.uk/

Education Policy Institute (EPI): General Election 2017: An Analysis of Manifesto Plans for Education


Viewable only on Library premises Ahead of the 2017 General Election, this analysis conside... Archived date: 2017-05-30 http://epi.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/EPI_Manifesto_Analysis_GE2017.pdf

Electoral Reform Society, The


Viewable only on Library premises The Electoral Reform Society (ERS) is a political pressur... Archived date: 2018-06-05 http://www.electoral-reform.org.uk/

European Council on Foreign Relations


ECFR is an award-winning international think-tank that ai... Archived date: 2018-05-10 http://www.ecfr.eu/

Federal Trust for Education and Research, The


Viewable only on Library premises The Federal Trust for education and research is a think t... Archived date: 2018-05-10 http://fedtrust.co.uk/

Full Fact


Viewable only on Library premises Full Fact are a UK independent, non-partisan, fact checki... Archived date: 2015-03-31 https://fullfact.org/

Full Fact (@FullFact) on Twitter


Viewable only on Library premises Full Fact are a UK independent, non-partisan, fact checki... Archived date: 2017-05-31 https://twitter.com/FullFact/

Global Future: Building Globally Successful Societies: The Case for Immigration


Viewable only on Library premises The UK is close to full employment, has an ageing populat... Archived date: 2018-02-23 http://ourglobalfuture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Global-Future-The_case_for_immigration.pdf

Global Warming Policy Forum: Energy Manifesto 2017


Viewable only on Library premises The new government should take immediate steps to prevent... Archived date: 2017-05-14 https://www.thegwpf.com/energy-manifesto-calls-for-reforms-that-ensure-cheap-and-reliable-energy-future/

Hansard Society


Viewable only on Library premises Founded in 1944, they are a charity working in the UK and... Archived date: 2017-05-23 https://www.hansardsociety.org.uk/

Health Foundation, The


Viewable only on Library premises The Health Foundation is an independent charity committed... Archived date: 2017-05-21 http://www.health.org.uk/

Institute for Economic Affairs (IEA)


Viewable only on Library premises The IEA is the UK's original free-market think-tank, foun... Archived date: 2016-08-07 http://www.iea.org.uk/

Institute for Fiscal Studies


The Institute for Fiscal Studies was founded in 1969. Est... Archived date: 2017-05-03 http://www.ifs.org.uk/

Institute for Fiscal Studies: Election 2017


Independent analysis of political parties' promises and p... Archived date: 2017-06-11 https://election2017.ifs.org.uk/

Institute for Government


Viewable only on Library premises The Institute for Government is an independent charity wi... Archived date: 2017-04-29 http://www.instituteforgovernment.org.uk/

Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR)


Archived date: 2017-05-05 http://www.ippr.org/

Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR): IPPR's manifesto for change: General election 2017


IPPR sets out a series of practical and progressive recom... Archived date: 2017-05-05 http://www.ippr.org/publications/ipprs-manifesto-for-change-general-election-2017

Institute for Public Policy Research: Five Lessons Learned from General Election 2017


After the most astonishing election result in living memo... Archived date: 2017-06-11 http://www.ippr.org/blog/five-lessons-learned-from-general-election-2017

Ipsos MORI: Understanding the General Election using Neuroscience


Viewable only on Library premises This research provides an insight into not just what peop... Archived date: 2017-06-11 https://www.ipsos.com/ipsos-mori/en-uk/understanding-general-election-using-neuroscience

King's Fund, The


The King's Fund is an independent charity working to impr... Archived date: 2017-05-16 http://www.kingsfund.org.uk/

King's Fund: Assessing the credibility of election manifesto promises on health and social care


Viewable only on Library premises Ahead of publication of the parties’ 2017 election manife... Archived date: 2017-04-26 https://www.kingsfund.org.uk/blog/2017/04/election-manifesto-promises-health-social-care

LGiU: Blog


Viewable only on Library premises LGiU is a think tank and local authority membership organ... Archived date: 2017-05-23 http://www.lgiu.org.uk/blog/

LGiU: Falling short on social care reform? The manifesto pledges


Viewable only on Library premises Analyses the Labour, Conservative and Liberal Democrat 20... Archived date: 2017-05-30 http://www.lgiu.org.uk/2017/05/26/falling-short-on-social-care-reform-the-manifesto-pledges/

LGiU: GE17 : Looking for new ideas on localism? Don’t look in party manifestos then


Viewable only on Library premises Post laments the lack of vision for local government in a... Archived date: 2017-05-30 http://www.lgiu.org.uk/2017/05/22/ge17-looking-for-new-ideas-on-localism-dont-look-in-party-manifestos-then/

Learning and Work Institute: Manifesto, General Election 2017


Viewable only on Library premises Calls on the next government to: invest in skills for gro... Archived date: 2017-05-16 http://www.learningandwork.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/LW-ElectionManifestovF.pdf

Localis


Viewable only on Library premises Localis is an independent, cross-party, leading not-for-... Archived date: 2017-05-16 http://localis.org.uk/

London School of Economics and Political Science: Euro Crisis in the Press: How the General Election 2017 Campaign is Shaping Up on Twitter


This post presents an analysis of the use of Twitter by c... Archived date: 2017-06-06 http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/eurocrisispress/2017/06/05/how-the-general-election-2017-campaign-is-shaping-up-on-twitter/

National Institute of Social and Economic Research


Viewable only on Library premises The National Institute of Economic and Social Research is... Archived date: 2017-06-11 http://www.niesr.ac.uk/

Nesta: General Election 2017: What's in the manifestos?


Viewable only on Library premises This blog features analysis from the University of Sheffi... Archived date: 2017-06-06 http://www.nesta.org.uk/blog/general-election-2017-whats-manifestos

Nesta: What’s happening on Twitter following announcement of a snap #GE17 election?


Viewable only on Library premises Uses the Political Futures Tracker to track the election ... Archived date: 2017-06-06 http://www.nesta.org.uk/blog/whats-happening-twitter-following-announcement-snap-ge17-election

Nuffield Trust


The Nuffield Trust is an independent health charity. They... Archived date: 2018-06-05 http://www.nuffieldtrust.org.uk/

Policy Connect


Viewable only on Library premises Working to inform and improve UK public policy: a leading... Archived date: 2017-05-07 http://www.policyconnect.org.uk/

Portland Communications: Thoughts


Viewable only on Library premises Archived date: 2017-05-23 https://portland-communications.com/our-thinking/thoughts/

Reform Scotland


Viewable only on Library premises Reform Scotland is a public policy institute. Its objecti... Archived date: 2018-05-03 http://reformscotland.com/

Royal United Services Institute (RUSI): General Election 2017: Pledges Softly Made in the Foreign Affairs and Defence Sections of the Manifestos


Viewable only on Library premises The Brexit spectre will cast its shadow over Britain’s fo... Archived date: 2017-05-24 https://rusi.org/commentary/general-election-2017-pledges-softly-made-foreign-affairs-and-defence-sections-manifestos

Runnymede Trust: Electing Without Prejudice: Free speech. Hard facts. Real debate


Runnymede calls on politicians of all political persuasio... Archived date: 2017-05-12 http://www.runnymedetrust.org/blog/electing-without-prejudice-free-speech-hard-facts-real-debate-

Sandbag: Stay the Course: UK Climate Policy after the Election


Viewable only on Library premises The United Kingdom has made good progress in bringing dow... Archived date: 2017-05-14 https://sandbag.org.uk/project/stay-course-uk-manifesto-recommendations/

Scottish Centre for Social Research


The website of ScotCen, an integral part of NatCen Social... Archived date: 2018-05-03 http://www.scotcen.org.uk/

Scottish Fabians


Viewable only on Library premises Scottish Fabians is a self-governing section of the Fabia... Archived date: 2017-06-02 http://scottish.fabians.org.uk/