Right to play, offender training, poverty procurement

A batch of specific issue resources:

  • Children’s right to play, culture and arts, produced by Scotland’s Commissioner for Children and Young People. In pdf, 859KB at http://www.sccyp.org.uk/ufiles/Right-to-Play.pdf. (Source: Voluntary Arts Scotland)
  • Results from a Home Office programme exploring and assessing the role of social enterprises in enabling adult and young offenders to access training and employment opportunities, from Clinks.
  • Joseph Rowntree Foundation research report asks ‘Can we reduce poverty through public procurement?‘. Can rising poverty and declining social mobility be tackled by including more recruitment and training opportunities in public contracts, such as construction projects? http://www.jrf.org.uk/publications/tackling-poverty-procurement.