Category: WellFair

Reform of the welfare and benefits systems

Why WellFair Works Fair

The welfare debate has become confused and poisonous. We are firmly in the territory of “deserving” versus “undeserving” poor, when the real issue is affordability. As all advanced societies start to grapple with the challenge […]

We have to solve the real problems

The real problem is that we are not running a working system. Not economically or financially. Not socially. Not environmentally. Economically we are not balancing our books, and using debt to plug the gap. And we […]

Understanding Affordable Social Democracy

The great challenge of the 21st century: How do we organise a society that is both sustainable and affordable? To understand the origin of this problem, please read this first. Looking for a 1 page summary? Download […]

Living Wage Commission Submission

Dear Commission, We would like to thank the Archbishop and the other members of the commission for establishing this important and urgent enquiry into the structure and the future of our societies. Please find attached […]

Proper Privatisation

The proper role of private enterprise in the delivery of public services is to improve the services. Private enterprise is dependent on the existence of competition, risk and reward to function properly. No public service […]

Black & White

We have three crises today: an economic crisis, a social crisis and a climate crisis. In the UK the economic crisis is that we are borrowing £2 an hour, for every hour worked by every […]