Louise Casey

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 ...