Launch of ResPublica and Core Cities Report at The UK Devolution Summit

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall 2 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

View the agenda The debate on devolution, not only between parliaments, but for cities and other places across the whole of the UK, has never been more important to the future of our country. As the General Election approaches, all major parties have committed to devolution in some form and it will be a key […]


A Community Right to Beauty

Building Centre 26 Store Street, WC1E 7BT, London

ResPublica is launching its latest report: A Community Right to Beauty: Giving communities the power to shape, enhance and create beautiful places, buildings and spaces. Arguing for the restoration and democratisation beauty in public policy, this seminal publication recommends the extension of community influence in the planning process to ensure beautiful localities are accessible to all. Based […]

Ticket to Ride: How high speed rail for Liverpool can help realise the Northern Powerhouse

Committee Room 12, Houses of Parliament Committee Room 12, Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London

The Liverpool City Region, with its world-class port and logistics facilities, growing business community, and cultural vibrancy, has the potential to drive economic growth at a local, regional and national level. Yet without proper infrastructure links to the rest of the country, these assets could well be squandered. This panel event, coinciding with ResPublica's latest report launch, […]

The NHS and Social Care: Reducing bed-blocking and financial pressures

Committee Room 19 Houses of Parliament, United Kingdom

Care Minister Rt Hon. Alistair Burt MP joins Barbara Keeley MP, Shadow Minister for Older People, Social Care and Carers, to debate the future of health and social care, touching upon topical issues about funding and bed-blocking.   The NHS, and hospitals in particular, are under increasing strain in terms of both funding and capacity. There […]

True North 2016: Realising the Northern Powerhouse

The Lowry Theatre Pier 8, The Quays, Media City, Salford, Manchester, United Kingdom

On Friday 8th July, ResPublica's inaugural North conference Finding True North hosted over 250 leaders from across the North at the beautiful Lowry Theatre, Salford. Covered by Manchester Evening News, The Guardian, The Times, FT and on BBC Daily Politics, the conference saw the launch of A Manifesto for the North mapping out the next steps for the […]


Backing Beauty Roundtable


Held on 20th July 2016 as part of the work of ResPublica's Backing Beauty Commission, this roundtable focused on how to encourage local authority investment in the public realm at a time of fiscal restraint, and how to make the most of the considerable resources and enthusiasm of ordinary citizens in shaping their locality. The […]

Heartbeats on the High Street – Community Pharmacy Report Launch

The Landing, MediaCityUK - Salford

ResPublica is launching its latest report on Community Pharmacy in which we make the case for community pharmacies as a first port of call in primary care. Our research argues that the NHS can no longer afford to overlook the role that community pharmacies can play in reducing the cost burden on taxpayers and the […]

Escape Velocity: Growing Salford’s Creative Economy – Report Launch

The Landing, MediaCityUK - Salford

ResPublica is launching its latest report Escape Velocity: Growing Salford’s Creative Economy. The report makes the case for continued Government and private sector investment in Salford’s digital and creative industries to safeguard and grow the already impressive cluster that has built up around MediaCityUK. The report also highlights Salford as a leading example of the value of cities […]

Credit Emancipation – Report Launch

Grimond Room, Portcullis House, Parliament 1 Parliament Street, Westminster, London, United Kingdom

Join us at the launch of our new report on Credit Emancipation. In this report we make recommendations to address the problems of unaffordable credit, pay-day loans, financial exclusion, indebtedness and in-work poverty and how they are negatively affecting individuals and communities in the UK. Our research argues that improving aggregate credit scores at the local […]