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.
The CSJ’s proposals would bring practices in line with the private sector – and establish a new contract of fairness.
Time is running out for the Government to rescue those in the sector, with companies losing millions of pounds each week.
But some free marketeers are concerned about the huge borrowing rise and the reliance on “bureaucrats picking winners.”
The Government’s current approach to contracts locks out small, specialist providers in exchange for a handful of multinationals.
A new era beckons, the strings on the public purse are loosening, and it’s time to show what a compassionate, one-nation Conservative government can achieve.
Otherwise the Left will continue to dominate much of civil society and public life.
And: The Defence Secretary denies we need to pick empires. Plus: More publicans needed in politics – and the menace of the anti-meat lobby.
Increasingly there is a recognition that the little platoons can alleviate a range of modern social ills.
The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) is today releasing a report that brings a level-headedness to the debate that is sorely needed.
The new Chancellor should stick to the basics of cutting taxes, spending more on education and rebalancing growth outside of London.
We must tackle causes of poverty, not symptoms: educational failure, worklessness, family breakdown, debt, addiction, disability, exposure to crime, poor housing.
Analysis by the Centre for Social Justice shows that their views of the Party are unfavourable, and that their support could be crucial in a hundred marginal seats.
For too long, much of the political and policy debate on this has not been focused on the action needed to drive better outcomes for the most disadvantaged in our society.
Rory Stewart’s pledge to bring security and conditions under control is welcome, but too narrow in scope.