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Article - 04 September 2013
Frank has written to the Office for Fair Trading (OFT), requesting a full investigation into the non-advised pension Annuity brokerage market, which "looks as though it is operating as a ‘cartel’".
Article - Published in The Sunday Times - 04 August 2013
The Commonwealth, an extraordinary association of 54 countries spanning six continents, holding almost 30% of votes at the UN and representing nearly a third of the world’s population, has always been a priority for the Queen. But the association is in crisis and is heading towards a tipping point. There is everything to play for, but the signs so far do not look promising.
Article - Published in The Guardian - 02 July 2013
The coalition benefit cap offers Labour another opportunity to leapfrog the welfare reform agenda
Article - Published in The Times - 29 June 2013
Proponents of women bishops, of which I am one, are in danger of relying on Parliament to put this measure through. Parliament will certainly do this, but it will come at a price. Once the Commons gets a taste for interfering in Church matters, it might get a taste for interfering with everything about the Church. A short-term gain could therefore involve a very heavy long-term cost.
Article - Published in The Guardian - 06 June 2013
We are now way into the new politics. Restoring a fiscal balance will dominate the next two parliaments. Ed made more than a good start today.
Article - Published in Politics First - 03 June 2013
How should the left approach welfare reform so that it can offer the country a distinctive and workable choice at the next election?
Article - Published in Prospect magazine - 22 May 2013
Balancing the national budget presents a double challenge for Labour. The first challenge is economic; the second political.
Article - Published in The Independent - 09 May 2013
It is about time the Church became serious about politics.
Article - Published in The Independent - 25 April 2013
An underclass has been established in this country.
Article - Published in The Sunday Times - 21 April 2013
It is against a background of embedded dependency that the government’s latest set of welfare reforms need to be judged.