August 12, 2015

Of all welfare reform policies, the benefit cap has resonated most strongly with the public, and gained most support from across the political spectrum.

August 11, 2015

I am delighted to report that my third book is now available to order. It will be published in November.

August 9, 2015

On the 15th June, I happened to be in London at the same time the candidates for the Labour leader were announced.

August 9, 2015

Are you more afraid of being tortured, shot, beheaded or forced to murder your neighbours to save your own life? If threatened, how far would you run to escape?

August 6, 2015

The unquestioning acceptance of, and deference to, market forces may have reached its peak, with an educated young blogger aspiring to have the opportunity to live in a slum, if that's all that mar

August 5, 2015

“By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, and there we wept when we remembered Zion.” The song of the Israelites, exiled and captive, have spoken to the heart through millennia.

August 4, 2015

It's a while since I last blogged.

August 2, 2015

David Clapson died with no food in his stomach, three weeks after his Jobseekers Allowance was

July 27, 2015

The great holiday get-away weekend has come and gone. Two million holidaymakers thronged the roads and airports.

July 23, 2015

In 1984 I left home and went to live in a L'Arche community in South London.