CPCS press coverage in 2014

In December, Ellie Lee gave comment to The Times about a paper on the financial benefits of breastfeeding

November saw criticism of a proposal from the Behavioural Insights Team (the ‘Nudge’ Unit) for messages to be put in nappies about taking to babies. Ellie Lee commented in this article in the Independent This comment is by Glosswitch

The New York Times reported in November on the dangers of claims about brain science, with comments from CPCS’ Jan Macvarish, and Zoe Williams.

In October, the English Government’s Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission published a report that proposed a national programme of parenting classes, claiming that four in ten parents are doing an inadequate job raising their children. These comments responded to the Report:

How fear of offending has trumped freedom of speech among today’s young people’. Jennie Bristow comments in The Conversation in the wake of Charlie Hebdo.

Ellie Lee, ‘Hey, teacher, leave those parents alone!’

Val Gillies, ‘Parenting is not the key to tackle inequality’

Earlier in 2014