With sensible changes to things like direct payments and access to information, the new system can work better for everybody.
Posts Tagged: Lord Freud
By making it hard to guarantee rent payments, pursue debts, or get information on tenants, the current system undermines confidence and restricts supply.
The former Prime Minister may stand down from Parliament next year. Here’s our attempt at a friendly send-off.
I’d rather have clumsy but well-meaning Lord Freud in Government than Labour, the party of manufactured outrage.
There is a moral in the conflated row exactly a week ago over Lord Freud’s remarks.
Are the charities trying to break a taboo – or to enforce it?
Labour’s Angela Eagle is booed and heckled on BBC Question Time as she attacks the Government Minister.
The welfare minister has issued an apology. Should he resign, as Miliband demands? Or is he in the right?
The Prime Minister treats UKIP’s policies with much greater respect than he treats the Leader of the Opposition.
By Harry PhibbsFollow Harry on Twitter The House of Lord held a debate on youth unemployment on Thursday. This sort of… Read more »
Lord Freud: How Labour have failed on child poverty – and what a Conservative Government would do to tackle the problem
Lord Freud was formerly an adviser to the Labour Government on welfare reform before quitting to join the Conservatives in… Read more »