Below is a list of research papers, reports and other publications from Ekklesia dating back to 2004. Click on the title for more information on each publication, and a link through to the item itself where available. You might also like to sign up for our award winning weekly research bulletin which will ensure you are kept up-to-date with the very latest research from Ekklesia.
April 23, 2017
This Open Letter to Damian Green, the UK Government's Secretary of State for Work and Pensions as of April 2017, sets out in detail the concerns of Ekklesia and the Centre for Welfare Reform about the system of social security in the UK,...
April 4, 2017
Over 50 clergy, charity workers, academics and disability advocates - including Terry Waite and two bishops - have signed an open letter from the think-tank Ekklesia, in association with the Centre for Welfare Reform, calling on Prime Minister...
November 4, 2016
ESA is not fit for purpose needs replacing. Many are agreed about that. What has not yet been proposed is a system to replace it. Such a system should be designed primarily by the sick and disabled people who will depend upon it. This is...
October 1, 2016
This consultation report is based on data from a survey conducted by Ekklesia from October 2015 to January 2016. It is the second of three reports that use the results from the survey to explore a new system of assessment and support for people...
July 28, 2016
This paper is the first of a series of three reports looking cumulatively at the need to replace the Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) with a proper system of assessment and support designed with and by people who have an illness, health...