The instinct of our readers is that the justification of development spending is not that it will have benefits for Britain, but that it is good in itself.
Christian Guy is Managing Director for the Centre for Social Justice. Follow Christian on Twitter. “I don’t do social justice”, he growled, before storming off muttering more discontent. Another delegate uttered exactly the same sentence minutes later. “People are poor because they choose to be poor” said someone else. And so it continued. My first day at the […]
Christian Guy is Managing Director for the Centre for Social Justice. Follow Christian on Twitter. Six years ago David Cameron came to the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) as Leader of the Opposition to deliver a radical speech on the causes of crime. The address should have been remembered as a landmark moment for the Conservative […]
Chrstian Guy is the Director of Policy, at the Centre for Social Justice. The CSJ’s report Breakthrough Britain, which includes a volume on tackling addiction, can be downloaded here.Follow Christian on Twitter. Some say de-criminalise, others seek full-scale legalisation. Some focus only on cannabis, others would include cocaine and heroin. Some claim drug use and crime […]
Christian Guy is Co-author of Locked Up Potential, a prison reform report published by the Centre for Social Justice. It seems last week’s decision to privatise Birmingham prison will not go unchallenged. The POA has branded the move ‘disgraceful’ and we read that the Justice Secretary has troops on standby should officers decide to break […]
Conservatives have been at the forefront of the campaign against modern slavery. We must ensure this legislation isn’t a step backwards.