The Poodle Bites Back: Select Committees and the Revival of Parliament
Andrew Tyrie MP, Chairman of the Treasury Select Committee, argues that despite the ‘anti-politics’ mood in the UK, the House of Commons is achieving notable success in reforming itself into a more effective institution.
Catherine Hakim - 04 January 2011
Equal opportunity policies for women’s access to the labour market have been successful, but thinking behind further calls for equality legislation is flawed
Tom Burkard and Daisy Meyland-Smith - 17 November 2010
It is time to reduce barriers to entry to pupil referral units in order to improve outcomes
Cristina Odone - 18 October 2010
CPS Research Fellow Cristina Odone condemns calls for the legalisation of assisted suicide
Professor Paul Palmer - 11 January 2010
In this paper, the Professor of Voluntary Sector Management at Cass Business School Paul Palmer, proposes two straightforward reforms which could substantially increase donations from the reasonably well-off (defined as those with net wealth of more than £500,000) and also greatly invigorate the smaller charity sector.
Harriet Sergeant - 27 November 2009
In this paper, CPS Research Fellow Harriet Sergeant shows how the failure of the education system failed those who needed help most.
Cristina Odone - 09 October 2009
In this paper, CPS Research Fellow Cristina Odone uses new polling data specially commissioned for this report showed how the Labour Governments policy on women's rights and welfare harms children and families, and fails to deliver what women want.
RICHARD MEIER - 01 September 2008
Mentoring has been defined as a one-to-one, non-judgemental relationship in which an individual voluntarily gives time to support and encourage another.
Direct Democracy - 01 June 2007
The welfare state is not working.
JILL KIRBY - 27 December 2006
During the Blair years, New Labour has given the appearance of abandoning old-fashioned socialism.
JANET DALEY - 27 December 2006
This is the second of two Perspectives based on a series of discussions held at the Centre for Policy Studies over the last six months of 2005.
Keith Marsden - 27 December 2006
Which type of government gives its citizens the best services, the best standard of living and the most equitable outcomes? Big governments? Or leaner governments?
KATHY GYNGELL AND RAY LEWIS - 27 October 2006
I am the third child of four, born in Guyana in 1963. I came to England in December of that year as a nine month old baby so I know of little else but England.
JILL KIRBY - 27 December 2005
Britain will soon be the lone-parent capital of the Western world. This is partly because the absolute number of children living in one parent families is so large and partly because the birth rate among intact couples has fallen.
Dan Lewis - 27 October 2005
Also known as Non-Departmental Public Bodies (NDPBs), Quangos can be defined as bodies that are either entirely or partly financed by government departments, and which act with a large degree of independence from government. Sometimes they are entirely self-financed by their activities but come under the jurisdiction of a particular government department.
Florence Heath and Richard Smith - 27 October 2004
The birth of a profoundly disabled child is an event that rocks any family to its foundations. It tests the bonds of relationships and the strength of parents to the point of failure. Those families who manage to overcome this trauma and somehow keep going deserve the greatest respect.