Economy: No Rate Rise without a Pay Rise

David Clarke, Policy and Advocacy Adviser for Positive Money, has written for the Centre for Labour and Social Studies (CLASS) about how this is the wrong time for a rise in interest rates at a time when real term wages are going down.

Universal Credit: 6 Weeks is too Long to Wait

Ruth Lister is Emeritus Professor of Social Policy at Loughborough University, sits on the National Advisory Panel of CLASS (Centre for Labour & Social Studies), and is a Labour Peer. Here she writes of the damage caused by making claimants wait 6 weeks to claim UC.