Flaw in the plan First Published 04 September 2016 Government‘s move to an asset-based welfare policy depends on continuously rising house prices. Whoops, says Matthew Watson. How far is the government prepared to go to ensure that house prices do not fall even further? The evidence suggests a long wayRead More →

Legal eye: a matter of basic human rights First Published 01 May 2000 When is a refugee fleeing civil war ‘intentionally destitute’? When they fall foul of tough new UK asylum procedures, it seems. Upheavals and civil wars in Africa and Europe in the 1980s and 1990s caused an increasingRead More →