News

Benefit cap failing

A study by the Chartered Institute of Housing of the implementation of the benefit cap  has found that it is neither saving money nor getting benefits recipients into employment, according to...

23 October 2013
News

Universal Credit IT a titanic disaster

Department for Work and Pensions beset by ‘weak management and poor governance’ according to the Government's own auditors, while benefits programme attacked as ‘titanic IT disaster’ by opposition reports ...

5 September 2013
News

Scrapping of lowest bidder

The Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has said proposals to award legal aid contracts to the lowest bidders have been scrapped. This follows criticisms that it would reduce justice...

5 September 2013
News

Legal aid cuts put children in danger

A leading child welfare lawyer, Shauneen Lambe, has said that vulnerable teenagers are likely to be deprived of care and safe accommodation due to legal aid funding...

30 July 2013
Project

UK Justice Policy Review

UK Justice Policy Review is a programme of activities, including reports and events, which the Centre has been running since 2010.

Under this programme, the Centre assesses year-on-year criminal justice developments across the UK. The programme is made possible through the generous support of The Hadley Trust. UK Justice Policy Review is a programme of activities, including reports and events, which the Centre has been running...
Publication

UK Justice Policy Review: Volume 1

The first in an annual series by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, supported by the Hadley Trust, tracking year-on-year developments in criminal justice and social welfare across the UK. Combining analysis of the main developments with key data on issues such as spending, staffing and the...
By 
Richard Garside and Helen Mills
26 November 2012