Freezing working age benefits is a short term solution

Freezing working age benefits is a short term solution

If the rumours are correct, the Treasury is considering a two-year freeze in working-age benefits. Those who have been following the debate surrounding the need for a further £10 billion from the welfare bill will not find this surprising. The most recent Government...
Let us face down the enemies of social reform

Let us face down the enemies of social reform

The 144th annual conference of the Trades Union Congress that opened yesterday is a mark of the durability of a movement that has represented and supported workers through great change. On the whole, unions today provide good services to their members. So it’s sad to...