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.

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Feminist Myths and Magic Medicine: flawed thinking behind calls for further equality legislation

Catherine Hakim - Social Policy

Equal opportunity policies for women’s access to the labour market have been successful, but thinking behind further calls for equality legislation is flawed

Children Behaving Better

Tom Burkard - Social Policy

It is time to reduce barriers to entry to pupil referral units in order to improve outcomes

Assisted Suicide – how the chattering classes have gotten it wrong

Cristina Odone - Social Policy

CPS Research Fellow Cristina Odone condemns calls for the legalisation of assisted suicide

A Step Change In UK Philanthropy

Professor Paul Palmer - Social Policy

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.

Wasted: The betrayal of white working-class and black Carribean boys

Harriet Sergeant - Social Policy

In this paper, CPS Research Fellow Harriet Sergeant shows how the failure of the education system failed those who needed help most.

What Women Want: And How They Can Get It

Cristina Odone - Social Policy

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.

Youth Mentoring: A good thing?

RICHARD MEIER - Social Policy

Mentoring has been defined as a one-to-one, non-judgemental relationship in which an individual voluntarily gives time to support and encourage another.

The Localism Papers 5: Local Welfare

Direct Democracy - Social Policy

The welfare state is not working.

Lean, not mean: how small government works

Keith Marsden - Social Policy

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?

What does modernisation mean?

Janet Daley - Social Policy

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.

The Nationalisation of Childhood

JILL KIRBY - Social Policy

During the Blair years, New Labour has given the appearance of abandoning old-fashioned socialism.

From Latchkey to Leadership: A practical blueprint for channelling the talents of inner city youth

Kathy Gyngell - Social Policy

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.

The Price of Parenthood

JILL KIRBY - Social Policy

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

The Essential Guide to British Quangos 2005

Dan Lewis - Social Policy

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.

People, not budgets: Valuing disabled children

Florence Heath - Social Policy

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.

The Neighbourly Society – Collected Speeches 2001-2003

Oliver Letwin MP - Social Policy

What did the Prime Minister mean by the ‘causes’ of crime?

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