Troubled families scheme made 'no significant impact'
A £448 million government initiative to fix problem neighbours has had "no significant impact", according to a leading think-tank.
The Troubled Families Programme, launched in the wake of riots in 2011, was designed to turn around the lives of 120,000 of the most "troubled" families in England by 2015.
It was then extended for a further five years starting in 2015/16 to help an additional 400,000 families with hundreds of millions of pounds earmarked for the task - bringing the total cost to more than £1 billion.
But research by the National Institute of Economic and... read more
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