When the poverty figures were published last week, many people were surprised that they did not show a significant rise.
Category - welfare
June 30, 2015
May 11, 2015
On Friday, when David Cameron stood outside Downing Street to address the nation, he struck a less strident note then he has for some time.
May 6, 2015
I have never felt that voting was so important. For many people, the result of this election could, quite literally, be a matter of life and death.
May 5, 2015
May 3, 2015
People with disabilities or a long-term illness, having borne the brunt of welfare cuts in this Parliament, fear what will happen after the General Election.
April 12, 2015
The reason many people give for not voting is "they’re all the same" and "it won’t make any difference".
April 2, 2015
Ekklesia is a small organisation with big ideas. Can you help us spring into action in 2015?
April 1, 2015
For the past five years, the UK business sector and the Department for Work and Pensions have behaved like a sort of tag team, working in concert to erode the pay and conditions of workers.
March 31, 2015
On 2 April the Learning Disability Alliance is holding a citizen’s jury, where its members – people with learning disabilities and their supporters – will be quizzing members of political parties about their policies.
March 19, 2015
As George Osborne did the rounds of media interviews about the Budget this morning, I read about a 59 year old man, previously a ‘hardworking taxpayer’, unable to walk or talk properly after a stro