Understanding UK social security policy, poverty and riches.
Applying and developing qualitative methods.
Project updates, upcoming events, a place for sharing resources.
29th November 2022 - SPEAKING AT LSE PUBLIC EVENT 'BEVERIDGE 2.0: TAX JUSTICE
I'll be presenting at an LSE public event on what shapes public demand for tax justice, its relation to tackling inequality and the challenges posed by taxing the super-rich. A link to the event can be found here.
21st November 2022 - PRESENTING AT I-SPHERE SEMINAR
I'll be presenting at the I-Sphere seminar at Heriot-Watt University on 'The status of lived-experience in social policy research'. A link to the seminar can be found here.
15TH SEPTEMBER 2022 - PRESENTING AT POLICY INSTITUTE METHODS CLUB
I'll be presenting internally at the King's College Policy Institute's methods club on conducting in-depth interviews.
6-8TH JULY 2022 - PRESENTING AT SOCIAL POLICY ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE
I'll be presenting at the SPA's annual conference. Afterwards I'll make a copy of my slides available HERE.
16TH MAY 2022 - NEW BLOG ON LSE POLITICS AND POLICY
Beyond tinkering around the edges: reimagining social security policy and its guiding principles (link)
26TH JANUARY 2022 - COMMISSION ON SOCIAL SECURITY - THE PLAN LAUNCH
I'm involved with the Commission on Social Security led by Experts by Experience as a member of their Secretariat. On 26th January Commissioners, following a lot of hard work, Commissioners are launching their plan for a decent social security system.
The Commission's website is here: https://www.commissiononsocialsecurity.org/.
26TH JANUARY 2022 - REPORT LAUNCH 'COUPLES BALANCING WORK, MONEY AND CARE'
On 26th Jan I'll be attending and speaking at launch of the final project report of the 'Couples Balancing work, money and care' project based at the University of Bath.
You can read more about the project here: https://www.bath.ac.uk/projects/couples-balancing-work-money-and-care-exploring-the-shifting-landscape-under-universal-credit/
And sign up for the event here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/couples-navigating-work-care-and-universal-credit-tickets-242963328857
10TH NOVEMBER 2021 - PRESENTED AT LEEDS SCHOOL OF SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL POLICY RESEARCH SEMINAR
I presented an overview of my planned research - a copy of my slides are available HERE.