Posts Tagged “poverty”

Lib Dem attitudes to poverty and welfare: 3 interesting findings from today’s Joseph Rowntree Foundation report

by Stephen Tall on May 14, 2013

Three interesting findings from today’s report for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) — Public attitudes to poverty and welfare 1983-2011 — carried out by NatCen Social Research, exploring public attitudes to poverty and welfare over the past three decades. 1) Interestingly… Lib Dem supporters are less likely than Labour supporters to believe that people live […]

The Saturday Debate: Equality of opportunity just isn’t enough

by Stephen Tall on February 13, 2010

Here’s your starter for ten as we experiment with a new Saturday slot posing a view for debate:
Belief in equality is, as the preamble to the Lib Dems’ constitutions states, one of the fundamental values of the party. But, as with all values, equality can mean different things to different people.
There has long been […]