The government is providing more financial support for the richest 20% of households than the poorest 20%.
SALLY WITCHER: Scotland’s new social security system teaches Westminster not only the value of dignity and respect, but that it’s time for a new kind of politics.
JOSH ABEY: The Office for National Statistics (ONS) released data this week claiming 1.5m jobs in England are at ‘high risk’ of automation. We must pay very close attention to who is doing the jobs that are highly susceptible,
RAZA GRIFFITHS: The Conservative’s, Liberal Democrats’ and Labour’s mental health strategies do not properly consider the needs and experiences of black and minority ethnic communities.
SAM ROYSTON: Few questions in the social security system matter more than how benefits increase over time, but there is currently very little consistency or coherence in how this is calculated. We need a better approach.
JASMINE BASRAN: Since 2010 rough sleeping in England has increased by 165 per cent, despite a small drop of 2 per cent in the last 12 months. Social security must change to support the delivery of decent and affordable housing for all.