Archive for October, 2010

Starting a Family Revolution – Family Commission report launch

Posted on October 13 2010 by Anne Longfield

Today, the Family Commission is launching the result of 18 months of hard work, having spoken to families up and down the country about what messages they wanted us to take to Government about their needs and aspirations for the future. The report released today, Starting a Family Revolution,  is both powerful and very timely. It is brimming with […]

Iain Duncan Smith gets go ahead for reforms

Posted on October 1 2010 by Anne Longfield

According to a report in The Times today, Iain Duncan Smith has won his battle with the Treasury over reforms of the benefit system. This will be a root and branch overhaul of the benefit system, with individual benefits streamlined into one ‘universal credit’ which will include payments for things like housing benefit and incapacity […]