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Adam Smith Institute


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

Bow Group, The


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

British Future


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

British Future: Immigration: the Manifesto Challenge


British Future poses ten key questions about future poli... (en) 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


(en) Viewable only on Library premises The authors review the Conservative, Labour and Liberal D... (en) 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


(en) Viewable only on Library premises (en) 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


(en) Viewable only on Library premises (en) 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... (en) 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... (en) Archived date: 2017-06-10 http://www.cps.org.uk/publications/cps-response-to-labour-s-key-revenue-raisers/

Compass


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

Crowdfunder: Let's factcheck the election!


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

Demos


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

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


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

Electoral Reform Society, The


(en) Viewable only on Library premises The Electoral Reform Society (ERS) is a political pressur... (en) 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... (en) Archived date: 2018-05-10 http://www.ecfr.eu/

Federal Trust for Education and Research, The


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

Full Fact


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

Full Fact (@FullFact) on Twitter


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

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


(en) Viewable only on Library premises The UK is close to full employment, has an ageing populat... (en) 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


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

Hansard Society


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

Health Foundation, The


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

Institute for Economic Affairs (IEA)


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

Institute for Fiscal Studies


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

Institute for Fiscal Studies: Election 2017


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

Institute for Government


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

Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR)


(en) 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... (en) 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... (en) 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


(en) Viewable only on Library premises This research provides an insight into not just what peop... (en) 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... (en) 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


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

LGiU: Blog


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

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


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Analyses the Labour, Conservative and Liberal Democrat 20... (en) 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


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Post laments the lack of vision for local government in a... (en) 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


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

Localis


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Localis is an independent, cross-party, leading not-for-... (en) 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... (en) 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


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

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


(en) Viewable only on Library premises This blog features analysis from the University of Sheffi... (en) 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?


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Uses the Political Futures Tracker to track the election ... (en) 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... (en) Archived date: 2018-06-05 http://www.nuffieldtrust.org.uk/

Policy Connect


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

Portland Communications: Thoughts


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

Reform Scotland


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Reform Scotland is a public policy institute. Its objecti... (en) 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


(en) Viewable only on Library premises The Brexit spectre will cast its shadow over Britain?s fo... (en) 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... (en) 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


(en) Viewable only on Library premises The United Kingdom has made good progress in bringing dow... (en) 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... (en) Archived date: 2018-05-03 http://www.scotcen.org.uk/

Scottish Fabians


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