Now the IPPR
have mapped a simple if difficult road to get that target met.
The Government said it stood by its report, accused IPPR
North of "misleading" and claimed transport investment per person is higher in the North than it is in the South.
Scotland said it suspected this problem was "related to the attainment gap at school" and added that addressing the issue would "work to tackle rates of in-work poverty and drive social mobility in Scotland".
Alfie Stirling of IPPR
said: "British steel is facing extremely difficult trading conditions with slowing demand for steel from China having knock-on effects for the industry right across the world.
Earlier this year the IPPR
was rated among the top 50 leading think tanks in Africa in the 2013 Go To Global Think Tank Report, published by the ThinkTanks and Civil Societies Programme at the University of Pennsylvania.
argued the government needs to tackle the disengagement by guaranteeing all young people specialist support to engage in work, education or training, with a requirement to participate.
Dalia Ben-Galim, associate director of the IPPR
, said women were working out of necessity but also being held back in their careers by a range of factors.
NECC and IPPR
- the Institute for Public Policy Research - will hold a series of International Gateway seminars to examine connectivity in the North-east.
believes that men who become fathers increase their earning capacity because they feel a greater responsibility towards being a breadwinner for their families and compensating, and in some cases for their partners' reduced earnings.
If the chancellor sticks with his current "plan A", including protecting the National Health Service (NHS) and international development budgets, the IPPR
estimates the education department would face 3.
report said the cost of motoring rose by 32.
think-tank said the public sector had been filling in for insufficient private sector job creation over the past 20 years, a trend which will have to be reversed because of the Government's spending cuts.