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‘Letting accused avoid court without a guilty plea would improve justice for BAME Britons’

Making out of court disposals – including cautions, fines, treatment programmes and curfews – available without a guilty plea would make the criminal justice system work better for Black, Asian...
Published: 15 December 2021
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Crumbling legal system will cost Britain money and influence – think-tank report finds

The Social Market Foundation said that delays in settling cases in over-burdened courts and a lack of laws specifically governing new markets and technologies could dissuade companies and investors from...
Published: 03 November 2021
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Tom Tugendhat MP speech to the SMF

Community Conservatism, Tom Tugendhat’s speech to the Social Market Foundation This is the text of the speech as it was written, not as it was delivered.  For the delivered version, see...
Published: 08 November 2018
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Report urges government to consider radical new sickness and disability insurance scheme

A new report from the Social Market Foundation think tank calls on the Government to launch a major public consultation to design a radical new system of social insurance that provides all firms and employees access to expert advice and support when an employee experiences the onset of a serious health condition or disability.
Published: 20 October 2016
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Think Tank calls for greater accountability and transparency on NHS patient outcomes

New report urges Government to establish Office for Patient Outcomes
Published: 05 April 2016
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SMF response to Budget 2016

A cautious Budget from a ‘Tinkerman’ Chancellor
Published: 16 March 2016
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PRESS RELEASE: New report urges end to sanctions in disability benefit system

A new report released today by the Social Market Foundation think-tank warns that, while effective for some, the threat of sanctions can do more harm than good and has not improved employment outcomes for disabled people.
Published: 11 March 2016
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Rachel Reeves MP speech to the Social Market Foundation

Rachel Reeves MP speech to the Social Market Foundation (London, Monday 7 March 2016) entitled 'Budget 2016: Opportunities and risks for the UK economy'
Published: 07 March 2016
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PRESS RELEASE: Nick Clegg launches new SMF Commission on Inequality in Education

The commission, launched this morning by its chair, former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is an independent, cross-party initiative which is examining the causes and effects of inequality in education at primary and secondary levels in England and Wales.
Published: 12 January 2016
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