Louise Casey

White Britons Least Likely To Socialise With Different Races

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK Politics

White Britons are the least likely of all ethnic groups to socialise with other races, a new survey has revealed. The study by the social integration ...

The Waugh Zone December 20, 2016

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Tuesday, December 20… 1) PURE MAY-BELIEVE There’s no Cabinet today and word in Whitehall is that’s bec...

Louise Casey Raises Some Valid Concerns About Muslim Women

Shaista Gohir | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK Politics
Shaista Gohir

I don't want to just have difficult conversations; I also want to have positive conversations. Too often there is a tendency to only focus on the problems experienced by Muslim women and girls. Little or no attention is paid to their successes and achievements.

Integration Is Everyone's Responsibility

Qari Asim | Posted 07.12.2016 | UK
Qari Asim

The success of this Review will be judged by implementation of its proposals in an inclusive and compassionate way so as to avoid further suspicion, mistrust and segregation.

Louise Casey Is Right To Set The Cat Among The Pigeons On Integration - But We Are Still Waiting For Real Solutions

Chris Murray | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK
Chris Murray

Ploughing in and tackling this thorny issue is surely a good first step. Shaking the usual suspects out of their satisfied clichés will revivify the debate; these pigeons could do with a some cats being set among them. But this on its own will not be enough. It will take hard work, concrete granular action and a way to make the debate less hysterical before integration in Britain finally moves on.

Casey Review - More Expectations From The School

Husain Akhtar | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK
Husain Akhtar

Government-backed Casey review recommends that schools should teach integration as part of the curriculum to halt the spread of racism and extremism.

We Must Get Better At Talking About Integration

Jess Phillips | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Politics
Jess Phillips

I will not allow this report to be used to vilify my community as if all Muslims are the same - they are not and it's not what it says. I will use its findings to make sure I am not turning a blind eye to attitudes and cultures in my community that mean that some who live on my street are held back, hidden or isolated. I'll do exactly the same for all no matter what community they are from.

The Three Tests Louise Casey Faces

Jon Yates | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK
Jon Yates

Louise Casey's review needs to make the case for an integrated society more powerfully than ever before. We have to listen and to act on what she recommends - because choirs like the Sacred Sounds can only do so much.

David Cameron Hails Troubled Families Success. But Has It Really Saved £1.2bn?

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron announced a dramatic expansion of his 'troubled families' programme today as he claimed it had "turned around" the lives of nearly all ...

Criminal Probe Launched After Damning New Rotherham Sex Abuse Report

PA | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK

A criminal investigation is to be launched after a damning new report into Rotherham's child sexual exploitation prompted the replacement of its entir...

Troubled Families? Or Troubled Stats?

Hayley Meachin | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Politics
Hayley Meachin

When the wider provision of support for vulnerable children and families is under systemic assault from the decimation of central and local government budgets, some old recycled statistics and 16 isolated families do not merit a reason to be cheerful.

Iain Duncan Smith: The Father of Four Who Wants to Provide Bread for Just Two

Hayley Meachin | Posted 25.12.2012 | UK Politics
Hayley Meachin

We don't currently live in a country that practices population control, and the poor children that the government seeks to punish simply for existing are already here and a part of our society. We can't send them back, nor should we wish them away.

'Legacy Of Trouble': Report Into Families Reveals Entrenched Abuse

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.07.2012 | UK

A report into England's most troubled families has painted a grim picture of sexual abuse and welfare dependency going back generations as part of a "...

Third Sector Voice is Key To Tackling Troubled Families

Anne Marie Carrie | Posted 28.04.2012 | UK Politics
Anne Marie Carrie

The third sector is able to reach out to troubled families in a way that works. It works because families are not suspicious of us, they are not intimidated by our services and they are able to trust us.

Victims Commissioner To Head Up Riots Response

PA | Posted 12.12.2011 | UK Politics

Victims Commissioner Louise Casey has resigned in order to head the Government's broad response to the riots, Prime Minister David Cameron has announc...

Victims' Commissioner: Families Of Murder Victims 'Need More Help'

BBC | Posted 04.09.2011 | UK Politics

The law should guarantee that families can bury murder victims within a month, a government commissioner has said. Louise Casey said swift release ...