Blogs

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. 

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.