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.
Richard Garside wrote a piece for Community Care magazine arguing that recent government reforms are making it much more difficult for voluntary and community organisations to remain true to their values and retain their independence.