AMY HORTON: Labour’s plans for a National Care Service will require not just a reversal of austerity, but also the unwinding of decades of financialisation.
Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham set out his strategy to tackle the homelessness and rough sleeping crisis at this keynote Fabian Society speech.
DANIEL SLEAT: Since 2010 the scope and scale of homelessness has steadily increased. It is time to demand the government ends this tragedy, once and for all
LOUISA MCGEEHAN: Child poverty is not inevitable. To prevent it, a first priority for government must be reinvesting in children.
RUTH LISTER: Our social security system gets the balance wrong between means-testing, universalism and contribution. Could basic income provide a way forward?
CHRISTOPHER BROOKS AND SALLY WEST: Pensioner poverty levels have started to rise. Our social security system and other areas of public policy need urgent reform.