The sixth in our mini-series of pieces from the Centre for Social Justice on the virus – and aiding those in deep poverty.
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The first in a mini-series of pieces from the Centre for Social Justice on Covid-19 – and helping those in deep poverty.
Ryan Bourne: If you want to feed hungry children, don’t target food poverty. Aim to reduce poverty as a whole.
Together with tax cuts and less regulation, higher or more extensive benefits look like better support for hungry children than vouchers.
In the Thames Valley, those under 18 caught with drugs are given an education programme, with sanctions if they refuse to attend.
My front-line experience will be invaluable to me if I am elected to serve as Bedfordshire’s next Police and Crime Commissioner.
Gary Sambrook: The Government is delivering on its promises to reform Britain’s broken immigration system
People were tired of MPs talking tough, and delivering little change. But all that has changed with the Home Secretary’s new measures.
The solution to the problems they described isn’t debate over regulation – but scaling up programmes that focus on young people heading for the clink.
Young black men in London are half as likely to be employed as young white men. Destroying our past won’t help.
Our new Pensions Bill will cracking down on bad pension bosses, utilising new technology to put the consumer in charge, and help us get to Net Zero.
Releasing industrial land to build homes and preventative measures to tackle violent crime are the policies we need.
The Home Secretary pledges “a new system that is firm and fair…welcoming people through safe and legal routes.”
Today’s ConservativeHome online fringe event line-up: Barclay, Buckland, Ford, Glen, Afolami and Courts
The Justice Secretary and the Chief Secretary to the Treasury lead our cast of ministers, MPs, and experts for Day One.
Richard Holden: Access to cash. Here in County Durham, it matters to voters. Sunak should help to guarantee it.
For many in my community – particularly those on tight budgets, pensioners, and people trying to manage their way out of debt – cash is what they live by.
Luke Stanley: With rising unemployment, Ministers should look beyond work-related paths out of crime – to families
Research has found that offenders visited in prison by their family were less likely to reoffend within a year of release than those who were not.
Marc Jones: Sobriety tags on offenders who commit crimes while under the influence of alcohol can makes us safer
There is no doubt that innovation is needed to tackle a problem which is a blight on communities across the UK.