Power needs to be redistributed to citizens, to local communities and true democracy needs to be restored to public life.
The Coalition Programme: A New Vision for Britain or Politics as Usual?
Professors Taylor-Gooby and Stoker examine the extreme cuts in public services planned in the UK and explore their meaning.
Personalisation - Progress & Error
Presentation to regional leaders in Yorkshire & Humber on the progress of personalisation and the challenges ahead.
Launch of Scottish Campaign
Simon Duffy speaks at the launch of the Scottish Campaign for a Fair Society about how personalisation is being used as a cover for cuts and why the cuts are so unfair.
From Unfair Cuts to a Fair Society
This paper sets out the case for radical reform of the system of support to older and disabled people, and all those needing on-going support.
Family Income Security
Dr Simon Duffy, Director of the Centre for Welfare Reform, explores how we could reform the income security of all families.
Developing Policies for the Campaign for a Fair Society
Slides that explore the development of personalisation, the unfairness of the current cuts and the kind of policies we need to develop in the future.
How Can We Save the Big Society?
Gabriel Chanan and Colin Miller argue that the Big Society project will fail unless it focuses on real community development and volunteering.
A Fair Society - Tizard Annual Lecture
Simon Duffy gave the Annual Tizard Lecture on the 4th March at the University of Kent.
A Fair Society and the Limits of Personalisation
This discussion paper describes how the current cuts that target disabled people reflect deep flaws within the welfare system and sets out the case for more fundamental reforms.
Unfair Cuts in Detail
The current social care system in the UK is deeply unfair and needs reforming; however current efforts by Central Government seem self-defeating.
Commissioning for Innovation
Commissioning for innovation means focusing on the real assets of community in order to shape innovative and appropriate solutions to meet real community needs.
Personalisation & Integration
Presentation given at the Eastern Region's mental health conference on personalisation and the prospects for radical integration of health and social care funding.