The Troubled Families Programme was set up following the 2011 riots in England
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The impact of government intervention on troubled families

The government has pledged an extra £200m to extend its Troubled Families Programme.

The scheme targets families whose lives have been affected by problems such as crime, alcoholism and truancy.

However, critics say there could be a more effective and cheaper approach.

John Maguire reports.

  • 11 Mar 2015
  • From the section UK
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