Blogs

April 22, 2017

When the Labour Party proposed a tax rise for the rich, Shadow Cha

April 21, 2017

Many commentators have already called the 2017 General Election. But it may not be as simple as it looks on the surface.

April 19, 2017

You may be in pain because of a delayed operation. You may be unable to get social care for a frail parent. You may be worrying that your child’s school is about to lose teachers.

April 15, 2017

George Orwell said, “During a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act”.

April 12, 2017

When will the government take responsibility for its own role in actually creating poverty?

April 1, 2017

Imagine if a friend had a stroke, heart attack or disabling accident this weekend. Imagine they became unable to work for an indefinite period, perhaps years.

March 25, 2017

With schools facing funding cuts, parents across the country are being asked to make a financial contribution to make up the shortfall.

March 10, 2017

Was it a good Budget? A significant Budget? Steady as we go, or radical change? I'm not sure it was any of those things.

March 7, 2017

 In Matthew’s Gospel (20: 1-15) the parable of the workers in the vineyard culminates in the famous phrase, “So the last will be first, and the first will be last”.

February 27, 2017

Last week an Upper Tribunal ruling clarified the law, making it clear that people suffering from mental illness and who meet the criteria are entitled to a Personal Independence Payment (PIP).