From poverty and policing, homelessness and overrun prisons to Grenfell and hostile environments, Britain has long been failing those who need our help the most. There is arguably one unifying theme that links all these afflictions: proximity. Proximity is how close we are to the action and how that affects how we assess, relate to and address whatever that action happens to be. Almost every job requires a level of experience and training with the notable exception of the most powerful people in the country – our political class. So this is a book about the distance, whether geographical, economic, or cultural, between those who make decisions and the people on the receiving end of them.
Author Darren McGarvey Published by Ebury Press ISBN 9781529104080 EAN 9781529104080 Bic Code Cover Hardback