Tag Archives: Louise Casey

Gavin Williamson seems unable to refer to Foodbanks


Gavin is not unique in the group of Government Ministers who are asked very specific questions and they choose to ignore the subject. Indeed in the current Government their leader is probably the most significant in the team of people … Continue reading

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Open Government?


The following blog has been published in a shortened form in today’s Argus Newspaper in the Opinion column: In the run up to Christmas, Tim Loughton MP for East Worthing and Shoreham asked Amber Rudd MP for Hastings and Rye … Continue reading

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The Casey Review part 2


At the beginning of December Louise Casey published a document entitled “A review into opportunity and integration” which attracted a lot of press attention. A large part of this was because it seemed to focus on issues to do with … Continue reading

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A dangerous distraction


A few days ago I wrote my first response to the Casey Review which is concerned about a lack of cohesion across our society. In due course I will write some more. However in the meantime the Government has stood … Continue reading

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The Casey Review


Last week in a fanfare of publicity Louise Casey published her review into opportunity and integration. It has taken her over a year to produce the report and I have yet to fully read the 199 pages. Based on my … Continue reading

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We need a Troubled Government Programme


The Troubled Families Programme headed up by Louise Casey was established by the Government to coordinate services for families whose lives seem very chaotic and who require interventions from a range of different statutory organisations (eg Social Services, Housing, Health and often also the Police). … Continue reading

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