Anti-poverty strategies for prisoners and looked after children

On November 17 we held an event entitled ‘Prisoners and looked after children – a common cause?’.

The roundtable was full to capacity, with many delegates representing organisations working directly with people in need. The Centre for Crime and Justice Studies' Research Director, Roger Grimshaw, presented the case for a new social policy on poverty that introduces a principle of reparation...

18 November 2014

Institutional care and poverty: making common cause?

Consider this scenario: a social policy analyst examining evidence about two groups in institutional care notices that many members of each group come from a background of poverty and face an...