Last week we published Multiple Needs: Time for Political leadership. It sets out scale of the challenge around multiple needs, and the action that government must take in response. In the first of three blogs, our Policy and Practice Officer Laura Greason reflects on the nationwide consultation that helped to shape it.
As the party conference season begins, the Making Every Adult Matter coalition has published Multiple needs: time for political leadership, a new publication setting out the scale of the challenge, and the action that government must take in response to multiple needs.
The MEAM coalition, Agenda and AVA welcome the government’s new Drug Strategy published today, which provides an important political focus on people experiencing drug problems.
For many people experiencing multiple needs, moving towards work is an important ambition. Our policy manager Sam Thomas spoke at an event this week on why achieving social justice demands we focus on those with the furthest to travel. In this blog he explores some of the issues that came up in the debate.
In July Theresa May appointed her new Cabinet. In her first public statement as Prime Minister, she signalled that she will place issues of social justice at the centre of the new government’s policy programme.
We have produced a short briefing that sets out the Ministerial positions that we think are likely to have the most significant responsibilities affecting people with multiple needs.