THE TRUTH ABOUT THE CHILDREN’S CARE SYSTEM, THE LINKS BETWEEN CARE AND CUSTODY AND THE ROLE OF ALCOHOL IN CHILD NEGLECT
On 19 March 2019, Sir Martin Narey gave his inaugural address on being appointed Visiting Professor at the Policy Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU) at Manchester Metropolitan University. In this, he reflected on his life and career in the Prison Service Barnardo’s and roles for Government since retirement. In doing so he commented on the links between alcohol, imprisonment and the care system. This paper reproduces this inaugural address.