The life-blood of Parliamentary democracy is difference. Where a single view of society goes uncontested, tyranny can be the only outcome.
Category - Reform
April 22, 2016
February 5, 2016
A young man I know, David, (not his real name) is heartbreakingly eager to work and has a mild learning disability.
March 13, 2013
Others will also recall it now, but I am grateful to Mark Chater, director of Culham St Gabriel's Trust in Oxford, for reminding me of one of the most significant sayings said to have been received from Christ by St Francis of Assisi: "Francis, go repair my house which, as you see, is falling completely to ruin."
January 16, 2012
In preparation for the House of Lords debate on the Welfare Reform Bill (WRB) tomorrow, where Disability Living Allowance (DLA) will be in the spotlight, the #spartacusreport campaign (http://www.ekklesia.co.uk/spartacusreport) has launched a fresh initiative - #spartacusstories, which gives people the opportunity through Twitter, blogs and other social media to tell their own stories of why DLA is important to them and the realities of living and surviving as a sick or disabled person.
December 9, 2009
January 19, 2008
Britain's public services are continually under pressure. How do we begin to shift the agenda in a more positive direction?
December 11, 2006