Young people excluded from school are attracted by street culture, and often turn to crime. Current government thinking is that schools should take more responsibility for these youngsters. One school in London is pioneering a new approach.
Findings from the British Social Attitudes Survey published today are being seen by many as a hardening of views on immigration. But has public opinion public opinion really changed that much and is it detracting from discussion about other important matters?
Attitudes towards immigration across Europe have not hardened significantly as a result of the recession. The rise of “right – wing populism” may be the result of growing Euro-scepticism rather than anti-immigration opinion says new research.
New data from NatCen shows that 30% of British people describe themselves as either “prejudiced against people of other races (up from 25% in 2001). Inner London comes out lowest at 16% whilst the West Midlands scores highest at 35%. Prejudice is highest amongst those with no formal qualifications. Just over 9 in 10 of […]
According to the housing charity Shelter more than 215,000 households ( approximately 4000 per week) in England are at risk of eviction or repossession. New research based on data from the Ministry of Justice shows 16 out of the top 20 Boroughs issuing notices are located in London and its surrounding suburbs.
New data from NatCen shows that 30% of Brits describe themselves as either “prejudiced against people of other races (up from 25% in 2001). Inner London comes out lowest at 16% whilst the West Midlands scores highest at 35%. Prejudice is highest amongst those with no formal qualifications. Just over 9 in 10 of those […]
Hyperactivity and behaviour problems are associated with increased health, social care and criminal justice costs in adulthood according to a report released by The London School of Economics. The study shows the increase in costs to be between two and three times for children with behaviour problems. This report provides much needed data as little […]
The Centre for Economic Performance has launched a new report which sheds light on the current debate about immigrant labour. The number of working age immigrants has doubled to six million since 1995. 28% of immigrant stock comes from the European Union and they come for work related reasons. Immigrants do not account for a […]
Research into domestic violence within same-sex relationships is discussed in a new book by academics from Sunderland and Bristol. Domestic violence and sexuality is published by the Policy Press.
Centres where victims of domestic abuse can access services under one roof are ‘a collaborative opportunity whose time has come,’ according to the first study of a UK Family Justice Centre. Society Central looks at the evidence.