The political and policy-based implications of the new Secretary of State for Work and Pensions.
Woven into the very fabric of Westminster are assumptions about who the building – and, by extension, our democracy – is intended to serve. The lack of convenient disabled access and the shortage of ladies’ loos in the old palace are daily reminders that parliament wasn’t built with those groups in mind.
Rebecca Schiller’s All That Matters is a brief but important book.
Work and Pensions Secretary says "if we do go down that road we will announce that" on policy to limit payment to two children.
Any woman who’s ever made her way home, alone, from a night out will know that feeling of dread that comes from unwelcome conversation.
Everyone benefits from so-called “women’s work”.
Under austerity, charities are regularly having to substitute for government. We live in a twenty-first century Britain where poorer citizens are back to relying on handouts to live.
The sister of a diabetic who died after having his benefits cut wept after hearing the minister say there is state support for vulnerable people.
Labour’s unwillingness to completely break with the coalition’s benefit sanctions will hurt those with mental health issues the most.
A new legal challenge to Northern Ireland’s restrictive abortion laws marks a huge success for the pro-choice movement.
The Webb Trust essay prizewinner offers an answer.
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