Blogs

June 8, 2017

Welcome to Ekklesia's rolling blog on the General Election 2017, which will be running actively from an hour after close of polls at 11pm tonight, Thursday 8 June 2017, through to the morni

June 8, 2017

Ekklesia has published a detailed document summarising nine key party manifestos (Conservative, Green, Labour, Liberal Democrat, National Health Action Party, Plaid Cymru, Scottish National Party, UKIP, Womens Equality Party) and assessing them against ten active principles for a better society first set out by us in 2015.

June 1, 2017

For many years I have been under the care of the Royal Brompton Hospital in London.

May 30, 2017

Yesterday ( 29 May 2017 ) on a live television show, former Justice Minister Dominic Raab stated that people who used foodbanks were not “languishing in poverty” but experiencing a “cash flow probl

May 29, 2017

On World Communications Day yesterday (28 May 2017) Pope Francis delivered a message which seemed particularly relevant to the UK as we navigate the General Election campaign.

May 4, 2017

Imagine if, when Iain Duncan Smith began his welfare reforms, we had allocated an area of the UK where the reforms were not implemented, as a sort of control group for comparison.

May 4, 2017

Ekklesia and the Centre for Welfare Reform have created a joint #Vote4CommonGood project in preparation for the UK General Election on 8 June 2017.

May 3, 2017

As in previous years (2005, 2010 and 2015) Ekklesia will not be registering with the Electoral Commission as a lobbyist.

May 1, 2017

In the UK today, hard work is no guarantee against poverty. People in some of the most vital and demanding jobs have the lowest incomes - and they may be about to get lower.