Our inner cities need troops in the classrooms, write Tom Burkard and Captain AK Burki (a British Army Officer) in ‘Something Can Be Done’. This Centre for Policy Studies report outlines how their ‘Troops for Teachers’ proposal could soon become reality in Greater Manchester.
Given the level of distrust about the financial sector and politicians, the Coalition must ensure that large profits from future bank sales are not creamed off by underwriters, says John Chown. In his Centre for Policy Studies Pointmaker ‘No to underwriting: How the government can avoid being ripped off,’ Chown outlines how any future distribution process must be transparent and not open to exploitation of financial intermediaries.
In the wake of last week’s riots, CPS author Harriet Sergeant has written an extensive piece for the Sunday Times News Review entitled Fixing Broken Britain (£).
Centre for Policy Studies Conservative Party Conference Programme, Manchester 2011
Tim Knox has been appointed as the Director of the Centre for Policy Studies with immediate effect.
SIR – We represent leading voluntary and private sector abstinence-based rehabilitation centres in England. We were concerned by the revelations in Kathy Gyngell’s report, published by the Centre for Policy Studies, Breaking the Habit: why the state should stop dealing drugs and start doing rehab