Publications

Ministerial responsibilities following the EU referendum

On 13 July Theresa May appointed her new Cabinet. This briefing sets out the Ministerial positions that we think are likely to have the most significant responsibilities affecting people with multiple needs.

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Opportunity knocks: a briefing on devolution and multiple needs in England

This briefing explores how services supporting people with multiple needs in England can take advantage of new devolved powers, and sets out how tackling multiple needs can help commissioners deliver on their wider ambitions for public service reform.

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Steps towards employment

This briefing explores how people with multiple needs can be supported towards employment. It is based on interviews across England with people seeking work, and the practitioners that support them.

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Changing systems, changing lives: a brief review of the MEAM coalition

MEAM has published an independent evaluation of its work over the last two years, undertaken by Jean Barclay in early 2016.

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Involving experts by experience

The second part of the Voices from the Frontline policy influencing guide gives advice and guidance on involving experts by experience in policy work.

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Influencing local policy

The first part of the Voices from the Frontline policy influencing guide aims to help you engage with a wide range of different bodies and stakeholders across criminal justice, health and housing; make them aware of the distinct needs of this group; and ensure they are taken into account in the design and delivery of services.

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MEAM Representation to the Spending Review 2015

MEAM has made a representation to the 2015 Spending Review, setting out our case for a national focus on multiple needs.

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MEAM response to the independent review into the impact on employment outcomes of drug or alcohol addiction, and obesity

MEAM has responded to Dame Carol Black’s independent review, setting out evidence on what supports employment people with drug and alcohol problems in finding and staying in employment.

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MEAM written evidence to the Work and Pensions Select Committee inquiry into welfare-to-work provision

MEAM has submitted written evidence to the Work and Pensions select committee, based on conversations with people with experience of multiple needs and the staff who work with them.

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Solutions from the Frontline

Based on the ideas and experiences of people with multiple needs, this report sets out how the new Government, as well as national and local policy makers and commissioners, can act to reduce stigma, improve services, and support people to achieve their ambitions.

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