Comment

Analysis and comment on current developments by the Centre's staff, supporters and associates


27/11/18

Following the publication of our new report, Roger Grimshaw and Matt Ford examine recent trends and future directions for knife crime

22/11/18

Mark Blake argues that current approaches to youth violence rarely engage with the underlying causes of low levels of trust amongst black and ethnic minority communities, particularly young people.

08/11/18

Simon Hayes calls for a new approach to social policy development and wider working so that people’s futures are not affected by failings of the present

05/11/18

Gavin Wilkinson on why changes in technology are bringing problems to people’s mental-health as well as benefits, and why we need to understand these changes if we want to reduce re-offending

01/11/18

Mike Guilfoyle recalls his meetings with 'Armo'

12/10/18

Gavin Wilkinson on why taking a more considered long-term view of offender progress through treatment is important to help reduce re-offending

09/10/18

Debbie Hayton argues that government should review gender recognition in the prison service. Replacing evidence with feelings has damaged trust and confidence

01/10/18

Mike Guilfoyle on an evocative encounter with Rocco who had a troubled upbringing

11/09/18

The Prison Service needs to review its approach to transgender prisoners, argues Richard Garside

01/09/18

Mike Guilfoyle refects on old-style probation practices being replaced with office-based formalities

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