MARSHA DE CORDOVA MP: We must transform our social security system into one which enables disabled people to participate fully and equally in society.
RAJI HUNJAN AND MARC FRANCIS: Labour must remember the principled stand George Lansbury and his colleagues made during the Poplar rates rebellion and argue for the renationalisation of our social security system.
REVEREND PAUL NICOLSON: Any effective social security system must first be guided by moral principles.
SARAH OWEN: Lives are being damaged by the rollout of universal credit and many of those worst hit are struggling in low-paid work.
JOHN VEIT-WILSON: Abolishing the causes of poverty will not cost the country more money than it has or can afford, but political will is essential.
Andrew Harrop introduces our blog series on what a future government should do to mend social security and poverty in the decade ahead.