Research


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.

Research papers in the category Equality.

  • 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...

  • March 23, 2016

    Ekklesia and the Centre for Welfare Reform (two think tanks involved in pioneering research on alternatives in the area of welfare, social security and affirmative policies involving disabled and sick people) have come together to coordinate a...

  • December 18, 2015

    Following consultation with disability organisations, Ekklesia is conducting a survey of people with mental or physical health conditions in order to design a replacement for Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) and the Work Capability...

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