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10 October 2008

The Centre for Social Justice won Prospect Magazine's Best Publication of the Year Award for Breakthrough Britain this week.

Iain Duncan Smith MP received the Award from George Osborne at an Awards event held at King's College London on Monday evening. Iain Duncan Smith said he was "delighted" the CSJ won the Award.

Breakthrough Britain details 192 policies to reverse social breakdown and poverty in the UK.



The CSJ published and launched an Early Intervention pamphlet with Labour MP Graham Allen with the Smith Institute last month and at Conservative Party Conference.

The report attempts to build a cross-party consensus on the need for public policy to respect the critical needs of 0-3 year olds for nuture from parents.

The report has received endorsements from the Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, David Cameron (Leader of the Conservatives) and Nick Clegg (Leader of the Liberal Democrats).

Early Intervention: Good Parents, Great Kids, Better Citizens


The CSJ had an eventful Conference Season with fringe meetings at both the Labour and Conservative Conferences and collaborations with centre-Left think tanks the Fabian Society and the Smith Institute.

Jonathan Aitken also returned to Conservative Party Conference and gave a personal, insightful and profound analysis of the current state of the prison system and its population.

The four Criminal Justice Working Groups report in 2009.

See the CSJ at Party Conferences in pictures



Andrew Selous MP witnessed first hand the vital work of Watford New Hope Trust last month as he worked with staff and volunteers helping Watford's homeless.

Andrew spent two days working at a day care, a nightshelter and a community home. The Shadow Minister for Work and Pensions was able to talk to recovering drug addicts, the homeless and the staff that help them, whilst helping practically with washing up and meal preparation.


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