The director has clashed with a film critic about his representation of the welfare state in I, Daniel Blake.
Clarity is the least that our nation's elderly deserve.
Children in care are the forgotten demographic in social policy.
The charitable sector faces ever greater pressures in a time of fiscal restraint.
Iain Duncan Smith wants sick and disabled people like me to work ourselves better. It’s an unusual approach to modern medicine, but if you can get homeopathy on the NHS, why not P60s too?
Now, instead of being prevented from learning English by your family, you can instead be stopped by George Osborne.
And it won't change while we have a Conservative in City Hall.
The Prime Minister is creating a new public service.
David Cameron's renewed attention on early years is a good start.
Many of our assumptions about people outside the job market are fundamentally flawed.
It's a shortage of cash, not of classes, that is the real problem for Britain's families
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