14th June 2013
Partly inspired by a seminar given by Elizabeth Anderson at the IPPR on 13 June, in which the question of how far egalitarians should rely on income redistribution was debated.
10th April 2013
In which I come a poor second to Jules Birch in drawing out the parallels between the problems with the1983 housing benefit changes as recounted by Nicholas Timmins and the current worries about Universal Credit
25th May 2012
16th January 2012
Politicians consistently push a view of the benefit system which rests on arithmetical error.
5th January 2012
How and why Housing Benefit spending has increased
8th September 2011
This is an updated version of a presentation at the Left Foot Forward session at the Compass June 2011 conference.