Richard Garside highlights a Strategy Unit report claiming that the crime fall is mostly down to economic, not criminal justice, factors
I’ve previously posted on the recent report on inequality by the government-sponsored National Equality Panel (NEP). The report reworks a graph on income inequality to give a more favourable impression of trends. A large portion of total income inequality is also left unexplained by the report. This is so-called ‘residual inequality’.
Richard Garside discusses homicide trends and the reasons behind the long-term rise and recent fall.
Richard Garside assesses trends in law and order spending. He argues that the United Kingdom's overreliance on criminal justice regulation is the result of a failure to address social distress and dysfunction in other, more inclusive, ways.
The shadow Home Secretary, Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, gave a keynote speech to the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies setting out the Conservative Party's thinking on criminal justice.
Richard Garside wrote an open letter to the Home Secretary Alan Johnson regarding his decision to dismiss Professor David Nutt as chair of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs.