A bed is not enough. A chance of employment, as well as good physical and mental health are needed to turn lives around.
Many are vulnerable people in need of specialist help. Far better use could be made of the existing Public Health budget.
What is it – and how can we strengthen it? That is the focus of Bright Blue’s latest report, published today.
It is the moment to decide whether to go for a leader who is prepared to tackle immigration, or for one who has failed to heed the public’s calls to reduce it.
Plus: Farage and my evenings. Edinburgh and my show. Notre Dame, fire, Macron – and recovery? And: Javid’s emotional intelligence.
Here are five priorities. Sort out the extremism mess. Get an immigration policy move-on. Beef up your Windrush review. Don’t mess with ID cards. Or identity politics. Oh, and P.S…
Voluntary-aided status works both for Catholic schools and everyone else. Furthermore, lifting the cap from new institutions could have had unexpected consequences.
A lesson of the claims made against the Speaker is that there is no adequate means of holding him to account when Commons’ conventions break down.
The new Home Secretary won’t toe the Downing Street line as his predecessor did. His appointment is thus a sign of weakness at the top.
In Washington, the former Prime Minister ponders how his approach to tackling non-violent as well as violent extremism can be built on.
The Green Paper isn’t perfect, but the Communities Secretary is right to reject oaths of office and an excessively broad definition of ‘extremism’.
Social cohesion is a tricky thing to quantify, but the Communities Secretary should explain how he plans to decide if his pilot programmes are a success or not.
Polling suggests real concern among them about extremism. But one wouldn’t think so from the coverage of her appointment.