Simon Duffy, chief executive of In Control, a social enterprise leading the implementation of personal budgets, says: "If there is a thorough and proper system in place to ensure the right person has control of the budget, there is no logical or rational
ust a few months ago, the London-based think tank Demos warned in a report that "the center of gravity of innovation has started moving from the West to the East," and that China could become a "scientific superpower" by 2050. Indeed, the raw numbers are
Britain needs more Muslim police officers. But some forces don't even know - or won't say - how many there are.
For at least a decade, democratic renewal has been a top priority for all the UK’s major parties yet the results are not very encouraging. The authors here suggest ways of improving citizen engagement and suggest may be its time to look outwards.
Jacqui Smith will be asked to intervene tomorrow after the damning revelation that at least 20 police forces refused to co-operate with the first audit into the treatment of Muslim and black officers. Information from those forces that did take part sugge
David Davis's snap resignation struck a chord with people because it was spontaneous and unscripted. But why did so many commentators struggle with the idea it was a reasoned decision, ponders Demos director Catherine Fieschi. And why do we have a problem
John Tuck of the British library praises the Demos 'UK Confidential' pamphlet as part of the library's Digital Lives research project.
If women are excelling in the arts, why - as culture minister Margaret Hodge claims - are so few taking the top jobs?
In this article, the Mirror agrees with Demos' observations about patients use of the internet and the subsequent shift in the GP-patient power balance. Dr Miriam advocates this trend, providing advice on how we can entrench it.
The government's initiative to tackle violent extremism is welcome but its timing is certain to raise a few eyebrows. The strategy, announced today, suggests that the Home Office is looking to develop a more nuanced and thoughtful approach to countering r