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.
The debate on The Welfare Reform and Work Bill has focused on welfare benefits, but other parts are significant too, such as the repeal of most of the 2010 Child Poverty Act and changes to rent policy in social housing. We cover the main provisions in this briefing.
Can any modern UK government live up to Franklin D Roosevelt’s first 100 days in 1933 where the legislation was passed to create the New Deal (and where apparently the concept of the first 100 days was born)? It’s highly unlikely, but nevertheless politicos and the media like to judge how a new government measures up.…