Is it immoral to cut welfare – The Big Question BBC 2 Jan 27th

Due to tennis this programme will be on BBC2 tomorrow ( 27th Jan) at 10 am.

Duration: 1 hour

Hosting live from from the Oasis Academy MediaCityUK in Salford, Nicky Campbell asks.. Is torture ever justified? And, is it immoral to cut help to the poor?

In the studio to discuss welfare are Dr Simon Duffy, the director of the Centre for Welfare Reform; Cllr Paul Murphy, from Greater Manchester Poverty Commission; Adrian Nottingham, from the foodbank Mustard Tree; Sarah Whitehead from Church Action on Poverty; Alec Shelbrooke, Tory MP for Elmet and Rothwell; Dr Stephen Davies from the IEA; and the entrepreneur, Deirdre Bounds



Dr Simon Duffy, from the Centre for Welfare Reform. along with the Campaign for a Fair Society recently released a report –


Full details, including a video available here


For those watching that participate on Twitter, the hashtag is #WRA ( Welfare reform Act) and  #bbctbq



3 Responses to “Is it immoral to cut welfare – The Big Question BBC 2 Jan 27th”

  1. maddy Says:

    What a sad and depressing read, one the government should be ashamed of. This needs to be publicised widely so that the truth is out there for all to see. The time is overdue now for those in power to speak out for those who have no voice in parliament, we cannot accept this any longer and call ourselves a civilised society, people have allowed this to happen and until it affects them or someone they love they will never know of the true misery and neglect that the disabled and vulnerable suffer.

  2. jeffrey davies (@jeffrey33333) Says:

    fair society yep when they got all the money tory party is killing us with their generousity and kindness jeff3

  3. JYL Says:

    Cutting us out of Society.

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