Austerity is a policy that aims to transfer resources away from the most disadvantaged and undermine social justice.
Citizenship and the Welfare State
In this short philosophical monograph Simon Duffy explores the role of citizenship in the definition and defence of the welfare state.
What Went Wrong with the Welfare State?
Simon Duffy gave this talk at a Bishop's Breakfast in Bolton setting out why the welfare state is essential to justice, but exploring some of the flaws within its current design.
What's Wrong with Welfare Reform
A presentation given to bishops' spouses about Women Centred Solutions and what went wrong with welfare reform.
Marking the Political Parties
The Results of Learning Disability Alliance England's Citizen Jury held before the General Election in May 2015.
Spartacus ESA Mythbuster
Members of Spartacus Network bust the dangerous myths and misinformation that has grown up around ESA.
Quality Checking Government
A survey by the Learning Disability Alliance England on the impact of the UK Government on people with learning disabilities.
Kofi Sampaney, Marvin Blair, Alexander James, Tyrone Paul and Mark Williams made this short documentary to describe the negative impact of welfare reform in the UK.
What Went Wrong with Welfare Reform?
Simon Duffy explores the reality of welfare reform in the UK.
The Impact of Welfare Reform
Simon Duffy is interviewed by Russia Today (RT) on welfare reform and what it really means for people living in the UK.
The Fox Report: From the North East
The Fox Report from the North East provides powerful insight into how 'austerity' is being experienced by people in the North East.
Assessing the Assessors
Independent research by disabled people on the assessment process which many are forced to undergo - the Work Capability Assessment.
In this significant report Catherine Hale explores the experience of a key group of disabled people who have been slotted into the 'Work Related Activity Group'.