Crime Statistics: Who can we count on?

For those of us engaged in teaching Criminology, perhaps the most surprising (though welcome) thing about the House of Commons Public Administration Select Committee's (PASC) report ...

Professor Tim Hope
10 April 2014

Government opens door to new G4S bids

The Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude, has announced that the 'corporate renewal plan' embarked on by private security firm G4S 'represents the right direction of travel' to meet...

10 April 2014

Troubled families programme likely to miss targets

The government's troubled families programme is likely to miss its target to 'turn around' 120,000  so-called troubled families, the influential House of Commons Public Accounts Select Committee argues...

8 April 2014