Do we need a specific offence of domestic violence?

Do we need a specific offence of domestic violence?

Many welcomed the recent suggestion from the Prime Minister that the government will examine whether we need a specific offence of domestic violence. As Labour also recently promised to introduce new laws tackling domestic violence, the question increasingly becoming...
The Future of Sure Start

The Future of Sure Start

Sure Start is totemic for Labour. Tony Blair called it “one of New Labour’s greatest achievements”. So it is no surprise that as part of Labour’s summer offensive, Lucy Powell should release statistics showing that over 600 Sure Start centres have closed since 2010,...