Rogue landlords are too often able to evict tenants without good reason, Sarah Teather MP believes. She explores the evidence behind her Private Members’ Bill, which aims to reform the system.
The Scottish Referendum was one of the most successful democratic moments of all time. But was it good news for youth engagement? Andy Thornton examines the evidence.
Eight months ahead of the next general election, migration politics remain unnerving – perhaps toxic – for all major political parties, argues Shamit Saggar.
Looking at poverty through a gender lens should make a difference to the way relevant policies are designed, implemented and analysed, according to a new evidence review. Fran Bennett, one of the report’s authors, discusses the issues.
Households cut back food spending during the recession, according to research presented today. The findings from the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS)were discussed at a workshop on income inequality during austerity.
Will women’s representation in parliament increase after the forthcoming general election?
The Government believes faith communities can play an important role in tackling extremism. They can help ‘lead the challenge to an ideology that purports to provide theological justification for terrorism.’ The recent fatwa issued against Isis, backed by many British Imams, is an example of how they provide this challenge through a moral leadership role. […]
A report from the Hansard Society suggests citizens are ‘disgruntled, disillusioned, and disengaged.’ Daniel Devine asks how much of this apparently widespread belief is justified.
The Care Act replaces Serious Case Reviews with Safeguarding Adults Reviews from April 2015. New research provides lessons for housing providers on dealing with vulnerable tenants.
New research shows that poverty and deprivation are becoming the norm for a third of all households whilst full-time work no longer offers an escape route for the poor. Is it time for the government to re-think its policies on welfare and work?