London's skilled working class and policing
Chris Phillips, Research Manager
18 October 2011
Ipsos MORI polling for BBC London finds particularly strong support among skilled working class (or "C2") Londoners for the Met taking a more robust approach in any future riots.
Big Society: what of the new localism bill?
Victoria Harkness, Head of Local Government Research
15 December 2010
We’ve been waiting with bated breath for the new Localism Bill, finally published on Monday, 13 December. Not a lot of surprises in there – we’ve known for some time of the desire of Eric Pickles and co. to “fundamentally shake up the balance of power in this country”.