Briefing: Universal Credit

With guests Gareth McNab, Christians Against Poverty; Paul Morrison, Joint Public Issues Team, Ed Davies, Centre for Social Justice; Anvar Sarygulov, Bright Blue; and Becca Stacey, Zacchaeus Trust

The UK – a ‘failed welfare state’

Bishops, churches and faith based charities have protested at government plans to cut the universal credit £20 uplift, saying it risks causing hunger, debt and evictions

Religion news 1 October 2021

Global hostilities involving religion fall to the lowest level in five years; California man gets life sentence for fatal synagogue attack; New appointments to Independent Safeguarding Board; Conversion therapy report recommends ban on prayer to change gender identity