News

Comment on Troubled Families report leak

Commenting on the leak of the independent Troubles Families evaluation, described as ‘damning’ of the project by a senior civil servant, our Deputy Director, Will McMahon,...

9 August 2016
News

Troubled Families success claims 'unbelievable'

A key government programme supposedly targeting the most troubled families in England is probably wasting millions of pounds a year and is working with the wrong families in the wrong way, according to a new report published today by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies. The report,...

11 November 2015
Comment

Dealing in secondhand ideas

Given the scarcely believable, near perfect ‘official’ success of the Troubled Families Programme (TFP) – which I blogged about...

24 September 2015