Smooth Welfare Reform: Tackling Issues with Universal Credit Together│ Stephen Kerr MP

It seems to be the case that our welfare system has strayed away from its sole purpose, which is, and must always remain, ensuring the welfare of its recipients.  This statement is as obvious as they come, but its meaning may be distorted if one fails to define welfare.  Welfare, we should all agree, can […]

A Brief History of Conservatism (VI): Rights

Conservatives have traditionally framed the protection of rights alongside the requirements of responsibility and duty; after all, it makes logical sense that your right is my responsibility. Where the liberal and socialist experiments have transgressed this natural logic is over the boundary between what Isaiah Berlin termed ‘negative’ and ‘positive’ liberty. Also, it must be […]