Housing First is essential but not sufficient – if there are as many non-UK nationals sleeping on the streets post-Covid as before.
Posts Tagged: William Beveridge
How Johnson, by at last making National Insurance a reality, could become the second founder of the NHS
In order to render the NHS proof against future pandemics, and resolve the social care crisis, he needs to learn from Beveridge.
Some form of the scheme may be necessary as an expedient. But beware: nothing lasts so long as the temporary.
The Conservative Party has been at the forefront of reforms which have helped the disadvantaged. Modern history is full of evidence of this vital strain of conservatism.
Britain Beyond Brexit, a New Conservative Vision for a New Generation, is published today by the CPS.
Economically, it could be transformational, as it has been in Norway, which established its fund back in the early 1990s. It is now worth over a trillion dollars.
We must follow the example of Beveridge, Butler and Willink.
From Spain to Italy to America, parties of organised labour are in trouble. The blue collar base didn’t come out for them – and may not come out for Corbyn either.
Don’t let anyone fool you into believing that quitting the EU will make us any more prosperous or secure or influential.
Phil Taylor: Enough of the Bevan myth. Let’s hear it for Henry Willink, the Conservative who proposed the NHS
Hagiographies of the post-war Labour Government are misplaced.
It was the wartime Minister for Health, the Conservative Party’s Sir Henry Willink, who actually published the 1944 White Paper in response titled ‘A National Health Service’.
History shows we have more to fear from collectivisation than the opposite. Nevertheless, individualism can go too far – and our own country would appear to be a prime example
A new report by Theos finds support for reciprocity and mutual support rather than means testing.
The founding tenets of the Welfare State have been overcome by change and cheap politics. It’s time for another Beveridge Report.