In analysing the main developments in criminal justice and policing policy across the four nations of the UK, our research highlights a number of innovative policies that others might learn from.
This is a chapter exerpted from the forthcoming book Devolution in Practice 2010, to be published in April. It shows how the devolved administration in Scotland has been less successful than other parts of the UK at reducing crime.
Snakes and ladders: Tackling precarity in social security and employment supportAcross the country, people are trying to make ends meet, build financial security and pursue their aspirations. But, in a vicious cycle of snakes and ladders, many are being pulled down into poverty.
Making markets: The City's role in industrial strategyTo tackle climate change, we need a significant increase in public and private capital investment.
Broken hearted: A spotlight paper on cardiovascular diseaseProgress on cardiovascular disease was a significant driver of better health and prosperity in the latter half of the 20th century, however progress has recently stalled – with indications it may be in reverse.