One principle would stop us being seen as a soft touch for crime: care for the abused properly, and they will help dismantle the gangs.
We’ve seen gunshot wounds and babies born as a result of rape. With UK Border Force in Dover, we found a girl heading for a lifetime of sexual slavery.
It would be wrong to assume you can simply sweep reducing poverty into a wider social mobility plan: they are not the same.
It isn’t easy, but better information and clearer goals would harness the nation’s natural willingness to help those less fortunate.
Under the Coalition, progress was very slow. With a majority, it can be different. The Director of the Centre for Social Justice sums up this week’s ConHome series.
A tribute to the charities helping the lonely, sick, isolated and dependent on Thursday – and throughout the rest of each year.
How does its record look when set against the aims that Iain Duncan Smith set out to the Centre for Social Justice?