Criminal justice policy and the conference season

Party conference season is a strange time. Politicians who are usually met with venom and disdain are doted on by applauding zealots. So the conditions are not usually very conducive to hugely...

Matt Ford
15 October 2014

Our approach to law and order

It's very easy for the politics of crime to be just about the headlines. Tough talk, eye-catching initiatives, steps to capture the popular mood sometimes seem to be an inescapable part of...