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Reducing Restrictive Intervention of Children and Young People - expert comment

"Restrictive practices are clearly not being used in 'last resort' circumstances, and are being used with very young children." A new report launched today in the House of Lords presents data on the inappropriate use of restrictive interventions on children and young people with disabilities. Professor Richard Hastings from CEDAR comments.


NAO finds Prison Service "failing" to manage prison estate effectively - expert comment

Professor Azrini Wahidin comments on today's National Audit Office (NAO) report, Improving the prison estate, which finds that although Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service is committed to providing a safe, secure and decent prison estate, its plans to achieve this are failing.


Coronavirus declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

Global health law expert Dr Sharifah Sekalala comments on the WHO decision to declare 2019-nCoV a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

Brexit Day - what next for the UK? Expert comment.

"the UK now needs to focus sharply on its future, and to work out how, in this new world, it can secure prosperity for all its citizens. That is of first-order importance." Professor Abhinay Muthoo, Dean of Warwick in London, comments on the forthcoming negotiations.


Report reveals decline in bus use in England - expert comment

Professor Mike Waterson comments on today's report from the Independent Transport Commission exploring the changing shape of the bus market in England.


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