BLOG: Troubled families? Or troubled stats?

Writing in the Huffington Post, BASW's press officer looks at  the statistics being used to promote the Troubled Families initiative: "This cavalier attitude to statistics is further compounded by another report this week by 'troubled families Tsar' Louise Casey, laying claim to some astonishingly successful findings - in effect, that her and Mr Pickles' initiative has waved a magic wand over some of society's most intractable ills."

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Published : 19th December 2012

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