News

Centre's director in the New York Times

The Centre's director, Richard Garside, was quoted in the New York Times last week.

The article explores the effects of austerity on policing in the UK, where police are increasingly being used to deal with the rising numbers of non-crime-related emergency calls in the context of fewer officers and sustained budget cuts since 2010. Additionally, social services have suffered...

6 February 2019
Publication

Rough sleeping: enforcement and austerity

This briefing assesses local enforcement strategies related to rough sleepers, highlighting the choices being made between coercion and provision to meet needs
By 
Roger Grimshaw and Matt Ford
27 September 2017
Speech

Criminal justice in times of austerity

Over the last thirty years the criminal justice system has grown to unprecedented levels. In recent years, however, austerity and central government funding cuts have hit the courts, police,...

By 
Rebecca Roberts
15 November 2015