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Andy Cook
CEO putting social justice at the heart of British politics | CoFounder | Trustee @ Dallaglio Rugbyworks & NCVO. LeedsLeedsLeeds
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Andy Cook 12m
An honest and compelling account from ⁦⁩ brilliant head of criminal justice ⁦⁩.
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"Nothing nicer than parents saying, ‘We trusted you and you did it!’ ‘TOGETHER! I say! We did it TOGETHER!’ Parents matter!!". Maybe this could catch on...
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Andy Cook Aug 20
Last year published Testing Times: with which called for apps to be developed to bring new dads together. Thrilled that has been launched for fathers to connect and get the advice they need
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Andy Reed Aug 20
Had a really good discussion with yesterday. The work they do is needed more than ever but like so many small charities it’s a constant struggle. Get involved and support if you can!
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Andy Cook Aug 20
Why we lie about being retired... Following ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ageing well report, it’s brilliant to see others coming out of the woodwork to say that work is a source of life and meaning and health - no matter how old.
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Andy Cook Aug 20
The Times view on retiring at 75: Ageing Well | Comment | The Times. Great to see ⁦⁩ report making people think about how we maximise the brilliance that’s out there in our older generations.
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Andy Cook Aug 19
Come back to see nonsense again about report that tackles the huge looming issue in our pensions set-up. These are ideas, developed by speaking to many ppl across U.K. We dare think about the tricky things, even if others don’t. Some ideas below:
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Andy Cook Aug 17
My girls enjoying the view at gig in Leeds
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Andy Cook Aug 15
This is horrendous. We will be launching the results of a year long study into it in the coming weeks, with bold solutions in how to save and support lives.
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Andy Cook Aug 14
Excluded school children must not be social castaways. Read our brilliant head of education James’ Scales reflections ahead of school results period.
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Julia Hartley-Brewer Aug 13
Oh dear. Rachel was so busy angrily googling NHS salaries that she forgot to read the whole article, where it clearly states: “the Home Office could exempt key sectors like the NHS to allow workers making less than £36,700 to continue to come to the UK to work”. Oops!
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Cath Murray Esq Aug 13
Do you know a really good local charity or social enterprise tackling poverty in Britain? Encourage them to apply for the annual awards! Categories include Education, Addiction, Criminal Justice, Financial inclusion...
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Andy Cook Aug 13
Or do they read the actual report? The ideas are about protecting people coming to this nation, and the key roles many fulfil so brilliantly. The media stories were all nonsense, but that was missed by a too many politicians and pundits who seem to form their thinking via Twitter
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Rory Geoghegan Aug 12
A reminder of what's at stake and what's required to restore to our :
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Edward Davies Aug 12
Watching our immigration report pan out on media and social media has been fascinating today. Wilfully misleading headlines baiting all too eager Twitter mobs. Read what it’s actually about by the author here:
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David Anderson Aug 11
I’m no prisons expert but having visited a fair few, strongly agree with this ⁦⁩ report and ⁦⁩ (his quote from foreword below) that control and order are the foundations for hope.
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Andy Cook Aug 12
Superb news. Amazing organisation
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Andy Cook Aug 12
Hi Simon. I certainly think and hope so! But it would be a matter for Gov to assess strategic priorities.
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Andy Cook Aug 12
New ⁦⁩ report by our brilliant ⁦⁩. What the new Government should do to ensure migrants are better skilled – and supported. This comes as part 3 of our future of work program.
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The Centre for Social Justice Aug 11
CSJ Report launch - The Future of Immigration Policy: Foreign nationals contribute hugely to the British economy and society. However foreign born workers are 20 per cent more likely to work in low skilled occupations than UK born workers.
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