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Closer to Home
Exploring the scope for deeper devolution.
One million adults with a learning disability in the UK who have suffered because of government measures since 2010.
Regulation in Education
David Zigmond tells the story of Eve, a teacher whose joy in her work is being strangled by over-regulation.
Making Healthcare Human
John Burton interviews David Zigmond and together they explore the growing inhumanity of modern approaches to…
Real Devolution for Yorkshire
The Campaign for a Yorkshire Parliament is about the kind of Yorkshire we want for present and future generations.
Health Needs Equality
Mike Grady makes the health case for radical cross-government reforms to end poverty, reduce inequality and building…
Academia is in a Critical Condition
Thomas Allan explores the emerging conversation about the social responsibilities of an academia that is…
Cumulative Impact Assessment (CIA)
A statement from the Centre for the #WOWdebate on the Government's reasons for refusing to carry out a Cumulative…
Alain Catzeflis argues that the ongoing scandal of the enforced detention of young people with autism demands more…
A celebration of difference and a collection of proposals for more inclusive schooling and an expression of…
Challenging Learning Disability Stereotypes
Made Possible is a new book arguing for an alternative approach to treating and supporting people and outlining the…
The Injustice of Benefit Sanctions
The welfare system has become punitive, even more bureaucratic and humiliating. It delivers pain instead of support…
Raising the Bar
Thomas Doukas and Annie Fergusson share what happened at the second Raising the Bar, National PMLD conference on 2nd…
The Fight for Equal Citizenship
Wendy Perez describes the ongoing work to try and help people with learning difficulties take their rightful place in…
The Iatrogenic Tranquilliser Scandal
Barry Haslam has been campaigning for many years to raise awareness of the significant negative impact of the…
Setting Stupid Targets for the NHS
John Carlisle explains why setting targets for the NHS is both wasteful and diverts attention from the real business of…
US Corporate Influence on UK Welfare Reforms
Mo Stewart has been researching the damage caused by welfare reform and the malign influence of US private insurance…
See Me As Me
This is the name of Wendy Perez’s training business through which she provides training on the Keys to…
Northamptonshire - Abandon Hope All Who Enter
Marion Turner-Hawes describes the hopeless, divide and completely undemocratic process by which Northamptonshire…
When the state takes children into its care it has a responsibility to support them into adulthood and as they become…
Shared Decisions in a Democratic NHS
Shaun McBride argues that we must enable citizens to share in key decisions about the NHS as we begin to unravel decades…
Mental Health and Tentacled Snowballs
An anonymous article describing how medical and bureaucratic approaches to mental health undermine flexible and…
GaN Canny 2018
Over 168 voluntary and community organisations from Gateshead and Newcastle responded to a survey by Newcastle CVS on…
Only a New Democracy can Save the NHS
Protecting the NHS and vital public services requires radical change and reform of the UK's constitution.
Extreme Poverty in a Time of Austerity
This summary of the harm caused by the UK Government's austerity policies was submitted to the UN Special Rapporteur on…
Parent Carer Health
This important survey of family experiences suggests that ill health for family carers is a significant problem and…
Opus Independents - Platform for Meaning
James Lock and his friends have begun an exciting social innovation in Sheffield by helping people build lives of…
Principles for a National Health Service
9 distinctive and essential characteristics of a National Health Service according to Dr Julian Tudor Hart.
Preventable Harm and the Work Capability Assessment
Mo Stewart provides a brief overview of some of the most important elements in the development of a policy which is…
Thomas – Coproduction and inclusiveness
Thomas Doukas of Choice Support and Citizen Network England explains why making progress towards a better world means…
What is the alternative to neoliberalism?
Simon Duffy reflects on the intellectual and practical challenge facing thinkers opposed to the current neoliberal…
A film-poem that showcases poetry produced by members of the People Focused Group (PFG) in Doncaster, England.
Reclaiming ‘Chronic Illness’
An exploration of the meaning of the term ‘chronic illness’ and the relationship between people with…
Why Northamptonshire Went Bust
Simon Duffy explains why Northamptonshire went bust and what kind of thinking is required to return local government…
Sam – #IAMchallengingbehaviour
Sam Sly shares her keynote presentation given at a recent Royal College of Occupational Therapists conference.
This paper has been written as part of the SKILLS Project to begin the development of an international exploration of…
Euston, We Have a Problem
Wendy Perez has complained to Euston Station in London about the ongoing failure of their support to disabled people.
Lowering the Complexity Bar
Chris Ware explains why homelessness is not just a function of poverty but also of the increasing complexity of modern…
A Holiday with a Difference
Amanda Topps describes a shared holiday where everyone is equal and where everyone takes care of each other on their own…
A Constitution for Disability Rights
8 reasons why disability rights activists should support constitutional reform.
How to Fund the NHS and Public Services
Gavin Barker summarises the arguments for Modern Monetary Theory and explains why government does not need to be bound…
Challenging the Democratic Deficit
Steve Griffiths examines the Government's proposals for boundary reform and finds they make the current electoral…
Heritage Is An Asset
Joyce Bullivant explains why our heritage is a vital asset for sustainable development and asks why Sheffield City has…
Cities for All
This paper explores how disabled people and their allies can be at the heart of the civic partnerships required to make…
Inclusion and the Commons
Thomas Allan explains why we must explore and develop the Commons, and end our fixation on the State or the Market as the…
Basic Income or Basic Services
Dr Simon Duffy reflects on the debate between Barb Jacobson and Anna Coote on the respective merits of UBI or UBS.
Elements of a New Constitution
The Centre for Welfare Reform supports the movement for a written constitution, based on radical democratic reform,…
Open Letter on Constitutional Reform
An Open Letter calling for a Citizen's Convention leading to a written constitution.