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Just Deserts? examines public attitudes towards fairness, poverty and welfare reform. What do we think “fairness” is? Extensive new research finds British voters believe that fairness is about getting what you deserve, not about equality.
Best Behaviour proposes policies on discipline and exclusion which will protect those pupils whose education is harmed by the misbehaviour of others, whilst ensuring that the needs of all children are effectively addressed.
The publication is a record of remarks made by Bill Bratton during his visit to the UK in November 2010 including a major speech to Policy Exchange. In the speech he described his experiences in reforming police organisations and fighting crime in New York and Los Angeles and the lessons it offers to police leaders everywhere.
Implementing GP Commissioning suggests that the Health and Social Care Bill’s proposals to abolish every Primary Care Trust (PCT) by 2013 could lead to the new structure replicating the existing system in all but name. The report says that by slowing down the proposed reforms, the potential to deliver real and lasting transformation in the NHS is enormous.
Policy Exchange responds to the measures announced in Budget 2011.
More Homes: Fewer Empty Buildings proposes that, as part of a strategy for growth, the government should reform the Use Classes Order to make it much easier to move buildings and land from Use Classes A (retail) and B (employment) to C3 (dwelling houses).
Police Overtime Expenditure examines the significant variance in overtime between police forces in England & Wales.
On Fairness offers a concrete, simple and intuitive notion of what it means to be fair: that being fair is a special kind of being proportionate, with particular application in respect of equality, proportionality, and desert.
This report explores the judicial landscape of the UK’s three supreme courts – in London, in Strasbourg and in Luxembourg (the European Court of Justice) – and the new human rights context in which the judiciary and politicians now operate.