GLORIA DE PIERO MP: Labour must not only speak for the working class, it must speak from the working class too.
ANDREW HARROP: Labour must not see the world through a middle-class lens.
CARL PARSONS: Policymakers are letting disadvantaged, low-income families down by side-lining child poverty and switching attention to social mobility.
ED DAVIE: We need to renew our commitment to eradicate poverty.
We read with interest Jon Lawrence’s critique of Family & Kinship in East London - the oft-cited seminal ethnographic study of working class life in Bethnal Green authored by our founder Michael Young and Peter Willmott.
Conservative plans for tax and spending are driving up inequality, writes Andrew Harrop