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Just who are these Labour Party members who will be choosing the new leader?

Just who are these Labour Party members who will be choosing the new leader? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Most of the coverage of Labour’s leadership contest has focused on the candidates. But what about the people who will be choosing between Corbyn, Burnham, Cooper and Kendall? In May 2015, we surveyed 1,180 Labour Party members as part of a wider research project into party membership in the UK funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). Here’s some of what we found.
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Article shares findings of ESRC-funded research conducted by Professor Tim Bale at Queen Mary University of London.

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New migrant rules will cost NHS thousands of nurses, says the Royal College of Nursing

New migrant rules will cost NHS thousands of nurses, says the Royal College of Nursing | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

New stringent immigration rules will fuel a critical shortage of nurses in Britain, “cause chaos” in hospitals and cost the NHS millions, according to alarming projections carried out by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN).

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Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded Migration Observatory based at the University of Oxford

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Esteban Gómez's curator insight, November 29, 2016 8:57 AM
Las consecuencias del Brexit para la Enfermería y la salud pública inglesa...
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Have I had an average number of sexual partners?

Have I had an average number of sexual partners? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
How many people have you slept with? It’s a question which can send a chill down many a spine for the very reason that there’s no ideal answer.  
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The article cites the ERSC-funded National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal).

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Almost all of us are wasting £3,000 a year

Almost all of us are wasting £3,000 a year | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
The majority of adults in the UK waste a staggering £3,000 a year according to a new study which reveals attitudes towards saving.
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The article cites analysis from the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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How much of a rip-off is where you live? New interactive map lets you find out

How much of a rip-off is where you live? New interactive map lets you find out | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

A new map has revealed the stark contrast between house prices in parts of England as Wales, as homes in London average more than £500,000 while that figure in the North-east is little over £150,000.

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Article cites findings from a report by the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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E-cigarettes 'increase the risk of flu and pneumonia'

E-cigarettes 'increase the risk of flu and pneumonia' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Using electronic cigarettes may harm the body’s defences against pneumonia and flu, according to a new study. 

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Article cites the UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies (UKCTCS)

The ESRC co-funded this centre as part of the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC)

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ScientificAnimations's comment, June 12, 2018 6:25 AM
Did you know, Pneumonia is not a single illness but many different illnesses, each caused by a different microorganism? - http://sco.lt/9Fqz5N
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Coalition's tax and benefits changes hit low income families harder than any other group

Coalition's tax and benefits changes hit low income families harder than any other group | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Low income families have been hit hardest by the Coalition’s tax and benefit changes since 2010, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) think tank.

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Labour's 'manifesto for women': Miliband to target the 9 million who didn't vote at the last election

Labour's 'manifesto for women': Miliband to target the 9 million who didn't vote at the last election | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Labour will target the nine million women who did not vote at the last general election after new figures showed that more women than men have turned their backs on politics.
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Labour shuns black and Asian candidates in 'winnable' seats as Miliband faces calls for action

Labour shuns black and Asian candidates in 'winnable' seats as Miliband faces calls for action | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Ed Miliband is facing calls from within his own party to take action to secure the election of more black and Asian Labour MPs, amid signs that key constituencies are shunning candidates from ethnic minorities.

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Article cites research from the ESRC-funded British Election Study

Article originally published 30 Dec 2014