Welfare

Doorstop, anyone?

By Jane Clifton in

Issue 3683 11th Dec 2010

In the manner of posting the enemy's head on a pikestaff at the gates of the city, it used to be the fashion for Wellingtonians of a subversive disposition to use as office doorstops copies of the 1988 Royal Commission on Social Policy. As a warning - pour encourager les autres - the gesture

Not working

By Joanne Black in

Issue 3681 27th Nov 2010

With growing welfare dependency and child poverty, it's clear the benefit system needs an overhaul, says Welfare Working Group chair Paula Rebstock.

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