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This has been one of the hardest articles I’ve written – to maintain objective distance to write about a tragedy that has me close to tears and a callousness that […]
5 Jan 2016 I first published this article 4 years ago in response to planned government legislation. World-famous film director Ken Loach spoke brilliantly last night on BBC’s Newsnight programme […]
Came across this great Storify article that gives an overview of various articles about the government’s ‘Nudge unit’ or ‘Behavioural Insights Team’ – which was part-privatised earlier this year, thereby […]
In spite of long-standing evidence to the contrary, including officials calling benefit sanctions ‘an achievement’ and revelations by the Guardian, the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) has continued to deny […]
A reader of my blog has written to me with an update about a case that I referred to her for her expert help some time ago. The appeal against […]
Found this article on the Touchstone blog because it links to my post about this government calling benefit sanctions an ‘achievement’. It’s essential reading, as it shows in clear, graphical […]