Iain Duncan Smith is expected to announce the formation of an early intervention foundation intended to encourage the City and local authorities to invest up to £10 billion in projects designed to prevent social breakdown.
It follows the recommendations of Labour MP and long-time campaigner Graham Allen who carried out a review of early intervention for the coalition.
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