IPPR North's Jack Hunter argues the onus is now on smaller councils to seize the opportunities presented by the Government's devolution agenda following the Budget.
This paper looks at the emergence of the ‘northern powerhouse’ concept, and in particular at the response of northern businesses to it. The majority view of northern businesses surveyed and …
We need to transform our understanding of what 'social care' is in order to help people live decent lives, to put in place the right building blocks to prepare for an ageing population, and …
Many older people won't be able to rely on traditional sources of informal care in the coming years and we need a plan to cope.
Eric Pickles yesterday announced that he was delighted at the progress of the Government's flagship social policy Troubled Families programme.
With appalling stories of neglect at care homes and growing public concern over '15-minute' flying care visits, the Coalition has been at pains to beef up the role of the care regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
What is clear is that more needs to be done to address the growing number of people who are actively contributing to society but yet are finding it increasingly difficult just to get by.
>Britain is rapidly becoming much more peaceful. In case you haven't already noticed, it is now official. Yesterday's figures from the Crime Survey for England and Wales