- September 18, 2017
Yesterday evening I shared a horrific post on Facebook about a tetraplegic woman whose disability benefits have just been cancelled, and has just been summoned to a job interview by her local job centre. As shocking as it was, this dreadful decision was a fairly typical example of the cruelty and incompetence that has...
- March 30, 2013
Nils Muiznieks, the Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner, has accused Britain of ‘shameful rhetoric’ on immigration. Muiznieks told the Guardian ‘The UK debate has taken a worrying turn as it depicts lower-skilled migrants as dangerous foreigners coming to steal jobs, lower salaries and spoil the health system. ‘
Muizniek was particularly concerned about...