How well children do at school, whether they get involved in anti-social behaviour and how healthy they are, for example, are all seen to be dependent on the ability of their parents to 'do a good job'. Parents clearly have a responsibility for their children's behaviour; they also have a right to live in a society which creates a supportive environment in which to raise children.
The Lever Faber? Family Report 2004 explores how parents talk and think about parenting and focuses on how support for parents, particularly those with teenagers, can be improved.
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.