Research papers

Council Spending Uncovered: The Prevent Strategy

The Prevent Strategy is part of the Government’s response to the threat of terrorism from Islamist extremists. Aimed at stopping people from becoming terrorists, the Government has given Local Authorities money to fund projects administered by community groups, as well as giving out grants themselves directly. However, there have been ongoing concerns about the... Read more...

Preventing Violent Extremism Grants

The fifth part of the CSU series sets out, for the first time, the detail of who has received Preventing Violent Extremism Grants, and how much they've received in 2007-08.  Read more...

How to Save £50 Billion

The report, produced in co-operation with the Institute of Directors, sets out spending cuts that could save £50 billion in public spending.  Read more...

NHS Machines

The report shows that there is significant variation in the extent to which NHS Trusts make use of expensive capital equipment.  Read more...