Benefit cards for first time offenders and steeper punishments for ones who repeat make sense.
Posts Tagged: The Welfare State
The Work and Pensions Secretary is right to roll back Labour’s culture of welfare dependency.
But the Government says the firm is “unprofessional” for wanting an early exit
A new report by Theos finds support for reciprocity and mutual support rather than means testing.
One of the cruellest illusions of collectivism, T.E.Utley once pointed out, is that compassion can be delegated to the state.
Andrew Gimson interviews Steve Baker MP: “Number one the welfare state isn’t good enough and number two we can’t afford it.”
The Chairman of the ’22’s public services committee warns that the Treasury is re-starting “the doomsday machine that got us into this mess”.
Number 10 wants to turn the barrage of statistics claiming success into a story about protecting voters in an uncertain world.
Immigration must be controlled in numbers but also in character, the Prime Minister told Andrew Marr.
National Insurance has all but collapsed as a system for delivering genuine, contributions-based self-reliance.
In 1930 John Maynard Keynes wrote an essay entitled ‘The economic possibilities for our grandchildren.’ In it he looks forward… Read more »
Between 1939 and 1944, over two million children were evacuated from British towns and cities. But “rather than being placed… Read more »