Power needs to be redistributed to citizens, to local communities and true democracy needs to be restored to public life.
WomenCentre is one the most effective and innovative organisations in the UK - combining personalisation with community action.
Citizenship - the missing key to public policy
Simon Duffy explains how the notion of citizenship might offer a more positive approach to welfare reform than current meritocratic models.
Real Welfare Reform
Simon Duffy proposes a different model of welfare reform - focusing on income security and fair taxes for the poor.
Overcoming the Barriers to Innovation
Exploring how social innovation works and the barriers it faces within the welfare system.
The Path to Fairness
Pippa Murray calls for radical change to welfare and support services for families of children with disabilities and special education needs.
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.