March 16, 2016

Gandhi said 'Poverty is the worst form of violence.' That being so, the Budget was a violent attack on people already battered and bruised.

March 15, 2016

Yesterday I wrote an email to an editor about a book I have written for 5-8 year olds and which will be published later this year.

March 15, 2016

In 2012,  many of us sat aghast during the progress of the Welfare Reform Act through the Parliament.

March 11, 2016

We have, sadly, become accustomed to politicians making dubious claims, or even telling what appear to be lies when they feel cornered, or are trying to make a weak argument seem stronger.

March 7, 2016

Britain is facing a housing crisis.

March 5, 2016

A mother too malnourished to breastfeed her baby -  not in a famine-stricken developing country, but in the UK, today.

February 28, 2016

When the government began reassessing Incapacity Benefit claimants in 2010, they expected the majority to be found fit to work.

February 21, 2016

All Our Welfare : Towards participatory social policy by Peter Beresford

February 18, 2016

A student leader from  Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has been charged with sedition after refusing to give in to India’s far right.