The Green Paper & I, Daniel Blake

After a year of false starts, three Secretaries of State, and a change of colour from… Read more

How can we assess work capability in the ‘real world’?

This is a guest post by Elina Rigler, who has a background in research and – together with… Read more

Does the WCA really penalise poorer people?

Yesterday the Guardian posted an article with the headline ‘‘Biased’ fit for work tests penalise poorer… Read more

The end of the WCA? Reaction to IDS’ speech

The Secretary of State, Iain Duncan Smith MP, seemed last week to say he will end… Read more

Why the Budget’s cut to ESA may backfire

One of the lessons we learnt from Gordon Brown’s budgets is that some announcements can seem… Read more

Work Capability Assessment is a toxic failure – here’s a better way

By Ben Baumberg, University of Kent; Clare Bambra, Durham University; Jon Warren, Durham University, and Kayleigh… Read more