Coalition tug of war stifles solutions to family breakdown, warns CSJ

6 Jun 2012 10:47 AM

Annual report card on Government policies awards lowest marks to treatment of charities

Efforts to strengthen the family have fallen victim to a "political tug of war" in the Coalition Government, a leading independent think-tank warns recently in its annual report on Ministers' progress in repairing "Broken Britain".

The Centre for Social Justice highlights a string of policy failures and omissions in the Government's approach to tackling family breakdown.

It points out the dangerous lack of progress being made in introducing transferrable tax allowances or in eliminating the couple penalty in the welfare system.

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