The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has recently published ‘How can we make our cities dementia friendly: sharing the learning from Bradford and York’, identifying key messages from two independent evaluations of areas that are relatively advanced in their dementia friendly community (DFC) developments.
There has been a rise in parent-paid private tuition for pupils in public schools in recent years. This briefing contains an overview of the issue, a description of recent research and a consideration of the issues for local authorities and schools.
Global movement and displacement of persons has reached almost unprecedented levels. This briefing provides an overview of the rules governing immigration and asylum seeking in the UK, a statistical overview of trends, and an overview of what is known of the local economic and social impacts of migration.
Citizens Advice has conducted a study of how 20 families with young children have navigated the childcare market, concluding that the current childcare system is not set up in the interests of working parents. This briefing summarises and analyses the study.
Global movement and displacement of persons has reached almost unprecedented levels. This briefing provides an overview of the rules governing immigration and asylum seeking here, a statistical overview of trends, and an overview of what is known of the local economic and social impacts of migration.
This report published by the Centre for Welfare Reform in association with Inclusive Neighbourhoods describes progress in the last three years of implementing local area coordination in the UK.
Affordable housing provided through Section 106 planning obligations is on the decline; in some parts of England it accounts for only two per cent of provision. How can S106 be combined with other policies and interventions to increase the amount of housing that is affordable for people on low incomes?
How to tackle rogue landlords? The government has just consulted on a range of proposals. Will they be enough to stop illegal eviction and harassment and improve standards?
The Sutton Trust and the Education Endowment Foundation have produced a research report on the Pupil Premium. This CSN Briefing is on the report, and also a meeting held to discuss the report at which the Secretary of State spoke in July 2015
The Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission has published a research report on the ‘glass floor’, which protects less able, better-off children from falling down the social ladder as they become adults – inhibiting opportunities for more able children from less advantaged backgrounds. This briefing looks at the report.