We have a deficit of over £100 billion. We have record household debt. We need an Affordability Commission.
Posts Tagged: Welfare
We need to support people to fulfil their ambition of getting off benefits and relocating for work.
Tax credits are meant to help the low paid but they also transfer resources from good to bad employers
Lord Ashcroft: The Conservatives gain five points and overtake Labour in this week’s Ashcroft National Poll
The Juncker Effect, if that is what it is, certainly outweighs any Coulson Effect.
Iain Duncan Smith is helping to turn lives round and Labour has nothing to offer.
If some charities were acting in a way that was genuinely balanced, they would have been more vocal in criticising the last Labour Government.
By 2025, GY and younger will be a competitive proportion of the electorate. We must appeal to them.
The good, the bad and the ugly of the Government’s legislative agenda.
After last week’s results, the public will expect all UK MEPs to get behind the Prime Minister’s plan.
A new report from Save the Children doesn’t get it all right – but it should raise serious questions.
The three reasons to vote Tory. For delivery in Europe, value for money in local government – and to back our long-term economic plan.
Priti Patel MP: Abu Qatada deported. Bogus colleges closed. New benefit controls. How Conservatives are controlling immigration
New restrictions have also been placed on EU migrants wishing to come to the UK, which is in complete contrast to anything done by Labour.
Yes, interest rates are bound to rise. But I am optimistic about the economy – though we still need, as ever, to boost the savings rate.
Instead of the intimidating monolith of a government department, the foodbank offers a live human being to help diagnose and then navigate anothers’ problem.
Too often, the discussion has drifted towards two polarised political arguments, and a discussion about other factors is squeezed out as a result.