Category - cuts

  • January 1, 2011

    For some activists, resisting the government's cuts means abandoning other campaigns, such as the struggle for queer rights and same-sex marriage. But they are making a false distinction. Issues of marriage and sexuality are closely linked to questions of power and money.

  • December 20, 2010

    Between now and 2013-14 average incomes are forecast to stagnate and both absolute and relative poverty among children and working-age adults are expected to rise.

  • December 16, 2010

    Campaigners will tomorrow (17 December 2010) demonstrate outside HM Revenue and Customs amid calls for a blitz on tax dodgers.

  • December 15, 2010

    Trebling student tuition fees will normalise debt for the young and contradicts Christian teaching, says the Anglican Bishop of Lincoln.

  • December 14, 2010

    The UK housing charity Shelter has warned of a rise in homelessness as new research reveals the number of households in rent or mortgage arrears has more than doubled in the past year.

  • December 14, 2010

    The political journalist and comentator Will Hutton will give the keynote address at a day conference hosted by the Joint Public Issues Team on 22 January 2011.

  • December 13, 2010

    A Christian disability charity says the cut in the mobility component of the Disability Living Allowance for people in care homes will have a "devastating impact".

  • December 13, 2010

    Theologian John Milbank's endorsement of British Prime Minister David Cameron's 'Big Society' project, and his attempt to baptise it with pro-Christendom rhetoric has more to do with timid conformity than 'Radical Orthodoxy, suggests fellow academic Steven Shakespeare - one of the founders of the Common Wealth network of Christians for economic and social justice.

  • December 12, 2010

    Britain's Methodist are planning a national student conference at a time of of uncertainty and controversy for the UK's students, following huge fee increases.

  • December 10, 2010

    A black evangelical church leader regrets that young people’s aspirations have been “dashed” because of the prospect of accumulating huge debt at university.