Spending Review lacks ambition on multiple needs

Introducing today’s Spending Review announcement, the Chancellor committed to “providing more support for those who are most vulnerable and in need of our help”. People with multiple needs clearly meet this definition, due to their overlapping experiences of homelessness, substance misuse, contact with the criminal justice system and mental ill health. As both we and […]

Making the case for a new approach to multiple needs

Sam Thomas (@iamsamthomas) The Spending Review is the process by which Government decides how to allocate money to pay for services, welfare and other activities. Each department (for instance, the Department of Health) sets out what it needs, and the Treasury decides how funding will be allocated. This year, the departments are being asked to […]