Blogs

February 20, 2017

Welfare reform policies, almost without exception, have been based on false assumptions, policy-based evidence, and an astounding ignorance of the lives that will be affected by such reforms.

February 16, 2017

This is a unique opportunity to join two internationally reknowned figures

February 14, 2017

As we watch the Trump White House in horrified fascination, are we in danger of tolerating similar attitudes and policies from our own government simply because they are expressed in a more subtle

February 1, 2017

When making cuts to social security benefits the government’s approach has been to blame the poor for their own poverty.

January 26, 2017

In 2013 Sir Michael Marmot warned that Britain faced a

January 10, 2017

Theresa May could quite easily stop her own government making life much harder for people who have mental health problems.

January 8, 2017

The Prime Minister, we are told, is going to talk about a shared society. It would be good if she could make it a safe society for those at the sharp end of government policy.

January 3, 2017

Our bulletins will be returning soon we hope, after a hiatus occasioned by some technical problems.

January 1, 2017

“David Cameron has been in Leeds preaching to businessmen the virtues of what he calls ‘the smart state’.