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Breaking the cycle: How to make the case for radical prison reform

Sara Hyde

Against a backdrop of persistently high reoffending rates and the current mess being made of a world-respected probation service, steps in the right direction are emerging from the shadow justice team that should break into a confident stride come May. We have never needed it more. Academics, commentators and prison workers are sounding the alarm…

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Out of sight

Richard Brooks

Around 15 years ago a new tribe entered our lexicon: the NEETs, young people who are not in education, employment or training. Reducing their number was a priority for the Labour government of the day. The Social Exclusion Unit was tasked by the prime minister to drive progress, and he personally authored the foreword to…

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The progressive potential of Universal Credit

Lindsay Judge

Universal credit has one abiding message that comes through loud and clear: work good, benefits bad. It’s structured to reduce the obstacles to taking a job, increase work incentives and ensure that claimants make efforts to move up the progression ladder. None of this is anything that most low-income families would disagree with. Forthcoming Child…

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Business Behaving Badly Who can hold companies to account?

Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House, London SW1A 2LW

This is a seminar hosted by the High Pay Centre which may be of interest to Fabian Society members. For all queries relating to this event please contact the High Pay Centre directly on [email protected] "The High...

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Fairness and Responsibility in an Unequal Society

The Senate Room, Senate House, University of London

In the wake of the financial crisis there has been a renewed interested in issues of fairness and responsibility. But what do these notions really mean? And how should they be applied to the social issues of our time?...

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2030 Vision

Future Spending Choices Commission

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Home Truths

Natan Doron, Robert Tinker

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