Its hard to believe now but only two months ago the larger of the coalition partners was at its most popular. This was despite having been defeated in the House of Lords on five occasions over its welfare reform bill.
I must confess I didn’t even know what a jerry can was until Francis Maude made his unhelpful intervention in a fuel crisis of the government’s own making. As commentators have said, it has not only been fanning the flames
First published in Huffington Post As we get ever more accustomed to austerity, with the granny-taxing budget of last week only the latest attack on living standards, it is perhaps worth revisiting the welfare discussion anew. The passing of the