May 9, 2016

In the 2012 Welfare Reform Act, the government replaced Disability Living Allowance (DLA) with Personal Independence Payments (PIP).

May 6, 2016

I am not affiliated to any political party and have used my vote over the last thirty years to elect candidates for a number of different parties.

May 3, 2016

An interview with Stephen Crabb this morning gave a hint at potential future directions for the Depart

April 26, 2016

We will hear a lot this week about who is to blame for the junior doctors' strike. Is it Jeremy Hunt, or the doctors who are being unreasonable?

April 23, 2016

Ekklesia is very pleased to offer warm congratulations to our chief operating officer, Virginia Moffatt, for being shortlisted in the inaugural Virago Press and New Statesman magazine Women's Prize

April 21, 2016

A peace and global justice hustings will be held today (21 April 2016) in Edinburgh at Augustine United Church, 41-43 George IV Bridge EH1 1EL.  Doors open at 7.10pm and the hustings will run

April 21, 2016

Faith communities throughout the land, because of their work with people in need, are only too aware of the devastating impact of benefit sanctions on some of the poorest and most disadvantaged mem

April 17, 2016

This month Ekklesia has chosen to publish Foxes Have Holes: Christian reflections on Britain's housing need as part of its ongoing r

April 16, 2016

Late last year, in response to the refugee crisis, Pope Francis called for "every parish, every religious community, every monastery, every sanctuary of Europe" to take in a refugee family. 

April 12, 2016

When Stephen Crabb replaced Iain Duncan Smith as Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, it was an opportunity to hope for a different approach, and a change of direction from the DWP.  Alth