All too often people in this country feel that if you put in and contribute, you get less than your fair share. We all support a welfare state, but it has to ensure that those who look after themselves and families are rewarded not penalised, and this is at the heart of our welfare work.
It is time to reduce barriers to entry to pupil referral units in order to improve outcomes
CPS Research Fellow Cristina Odone condemns calls for the legalisation of assisted suicide
In this paper, the Professor of Voluntary Sector Management at Cass Business School Paul Palmer, proposes two straightforward reforms which could substantially increase donations from the reasonably well-off (defined as those with net wealth of more than £500,000) and also greatly invigorate the smaller charity sector.
In this paper, CPS Research Fellow Harriet Sergeant shows how the failure of the education system failed those who needed help most.
In this paper, CPS Research Fellow Cristina Odone uses new polling data specially commissioned for this report showed how the Labour Governments policy on women’s rights and welfare harms children and families, and fails to deliver what women want.
Mentoring has been defined as a one-to-one, non-judgemental relationship in which an individual voluntarily gives time to support and encourage another.
Which type of government gives its citizens the best services, the best standard of living and the most equitable outcomes? Big governments? Or leaner governments?
This is the second of two Perspectives based on a series of discussions held at the Centre for Policy Studies over the last six months of 2005.
During the Blair years, New Labour has given the appearance of abandoning old-fashioned socialism.
I am the third child of four, born in Guyana in 1963. I came to England in December of that year as a nine month old baby so I know of little else but England.
Britain will soon be the lone-parent capital of the Western world. This is partly because the absolute number of children living in one parent families is so large and partly because the birth rate among intact couples has fallen. As a result of these twin developments, the percentage of children who are living in a… View Article
Also known as Non-Departmental Public Bodies (NDPBs), Quangos can be defined as bodies that are either entirely or partly financed by government departments, and which act with a large degree of independence from government. Sometimes they are entirely self-financed by their activities but come under the jurisdiction of a particular government department.
The birth of a profoundly disabled child is an event that rocks any family to its foundations. It tests the bonds of relationships and the strength of parents to the point of failure. Those families who manage to overcome this trauma and somehow keep going deserve the greatest respect.
What did the Prime Minister mean by the ‘causes’ of crime?
In this report, Jill Kirby examines the extent to which female outcomes in work are driven by rational preferences, as opposed to barriers for progression.