Danny Dorling “It was the Conservatives who first protected working people in the mills; it was the Conservatives who took a [...]Read more
Category "Issue 26"
Viewpoint: The world gets rough and tough – the right response to the UK’s energy policies
Natalie Bennett In Paris at a European Green Party conference on fossil fuel divestment in September, I had the chance to [...]Read more
On the Frontline: Asylum, welfare and work
Lucy Mayblin Successive UK governments over the past 20 years have explicitly represented working as a virtuous activity which provides [...]Read more
Policy Briefing: Reforming the UK Health Reforms
Ian Shaw Back in 2011 there was thought to be a consensual political narrative on the NHS – no `pointless reorganisations’. [...]Read more
Blue collar Conservatives on ‘welfare’ and housing – who really benefits?
Jenni Cauvain, Bruce Stafford and Ruth Lister Emphasis in the Conservatives' narrative on 'welfare' and housing reforms has been on “making [...]Read more
Is Devolution strengthening Local Government? Or not?
Pauline Jas, Barbara Allen and Alison Gardner The previous government, the Tory-Lib Dem coalition, frequently talked about the need for the [...]Read more
Is Cameron hoist with his own Referendum petard?
Simon Roberts On 7th May 2015 David Cameron won the general election and formed the first majority Conservative Government for 18 [...]Read more
Crime and Justice: The Dog that Didn’t Bark
Bill Dixon The Coalition government of 2010 to 2015 was not afraid of controversy in its approach to crime and justice. [...]Read more
Academy schools and the new Conservative Government
Jodie Pennacchia Education stood out as a controversial policy area for much of the Conservative-Liberal Democrat Coalition government. Under the leadership [...]Read more
Radical Education Now
Nick Stevenson Going to a comprehensive school in the 1970s it did not occur to me that there were any alternatives [...]Read more