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Timed to coincide with the return of the Welfare Reform Bill to the House of Lords, today (9 January 2012) sees the formal launch of the report 'Responsible Reform' (http://www.ekklesia.co.uk/responsiblereformDLA).
The author of a hard-hitting new report says government consultation on 'disastrous' welfare changes has now been shown to be 'a sham'.
A new report entitled Responsible Reform, published today by disabled people (9 January 2012), finds that government misled MPs and peers over the hostility to disability benefit reform.
London Mayor Boris Johnson has attacked the government over its reforms to Disability Living Allowance, which campaigners say are disastrous.
The UK Government could eventually face legal action over its plans to more than halve solar subsidies, the European Commission has confirmed.
The government's plan to "localise business rates" stands accused of harbouring damaging effects for local government, small business and the environment.
An SNP-Labour-Green alliance in Scotland has been mooted, to challenge the most damaging aspects of the Westminster government's welfare changes.
Faith groups associated with the Robin Hood Tax Campaign are urging the UK government to change tack on an EU financial transaction tax.