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Call for papers

8th May 2019

Revolving Doors Agency wishes to receive proposals for papers which will form an edited collection of essays on the subject of ‘the Interconnectedness of Poverty, Trauma and Multiple Disadvantage’. The aim of this essay collection is to bring together the evidence base and provide a thoughtful and provocative analysis of its impact – or equally lack of impact - on research and policy, including an assessment of what gaps remain in the evidence base.

New podcast on loss and bereavement in the...

29th April 2019

The new podcast produced by Revolving Doors Agency brings together academics, practitioners and people with lived experience. The podcast highlights the prevalence and impact of loss and bereavement among people in the criminal justice system, as well as opportunities and challenges professionals face in supporting them. This episode features: Ms Nina Vaswani, University of Strathclyde; Dr. Sotirios Santazoglou, Keele University, Professor Sue Read, Keele University and Dr Panagiotis Pentaris, University of Greenwich and Sat Kalvinder and Vicki Cardwell Revolving Doors Agency.


28th March 2019

We are recruiting for The Lived Experience Advisory Panel (LEAP).
The aim of The LEAP is to make sure that people with lived experience influence the strategic thinking and governance of Revolving Doors.

No justice in the capital?

4th March 2019

Our new report based on a recent survey of our London forum members estimates that Londoners who are caught in the revolving door of crisis and crime were unable to access any legal support for as many as 37,500 legal problems since the introduction legal aid cuts.

Justice Secretary gets green light from MPs to...

17th February 2019

Revolving Doors Agency launches a new paper showing the problems with short sentences. A poll we commissioned also shows that 70% of MPs back the Justice Secretary’s plans to curb short sentences of less than 6 months.

Reflecting on loss from the frontline

20th December 2018

Rob McCabe, Strategic Lead for the Birmingham SEMH Pathfinder, reflects on our recent literature review on the impact of loss and bereavement on people experiencing severe and multiple disadvantage.

Our new podcast Spotlight

20th November 2018

Revolving Doors Agency releases new podcast that highlights the role of Police and Crime Commissioners in helping to break the cycle of crisis and crime.

Making Better Births a reality for women with...

24th October 2018

Revolving Doors Agency and Birth Companions have published a joint research report contributing to a better understanding of the experiences and needs of women facing multiple disadvantage during pregnancy and birth.

Channel 4 News covers our new FOI data

11th October 2018

Our Chief Executive Christina Marriott was on Channel 4 news on 10 October discussing the new FOI data that shows 20 fold increase in the known rates of rough sleeping on release from prison for people sentenced to less than 6 months.