Best frontline blogs this week

Chris Sherwood /   June 29, 2015 at 8:38 PM 1,897 views

Here’s our list of ten frontline blogs we’ve particularly liked from the week of 25th November. Let us know which posts we’ve missed and which other bloggers we should be following for next week’s list. A few words on privilege… In light of Boris Johnson’s speech this week on Thatcherism, Paul Bernal looks at privilege and argues that it’s easy for the rich and well–connected to think they succeeded through merit. Posted on Paul Bernal’s Blog. Boris’s housing plan Alex Marsh considers whether Boris Johnson’s draft housing strategy will tackle London’s housing problem. Posted on Alex’s Archives. No direction home Steve Hilditch reviews Boris Johnson’s housing strategy and isn’t too impressed. Posted on Red Brick. UK Govt has sold your student loans to debt collectors: corruption, plain and simple Scriptonite Daily examines the Government’s decision to sell-off £900m of student debt. Posted on Scriptonite Daily. Pickles accuses councils of, errrr, acting prudently? Toby Blume looks at recent comments by Eric Pickles on reserves held by local authorities. Posted on random musings from civil society. Open letter to Andrew Marr Sue Marsh writes an open letter to Andrew Marr on the impact of welfare reform on people who have had a stroke. Posted on Diary of a Benefit Scrounger. The emotional labour of care Jonathon Tomlinson reminds us why care is central to the role of healthcare professionals. Posted on A Better NHS. The ghosts of youth work’s past Blake C-W urges the youth work sector to look to the future. Posted on The Youth Sector Blog Site. End game Jim Brown shares some recent emails about how the reforms to probation are being felt in the service. Posted on On Probation Blog. Thank you Finally, Nathan Constable announces that he is calling it a day and wishes good luck to all of those who are continuing the mission to improve policing and mental health. Posted on Nathan Constable. For the latest frontline and independent blogs, visit our sister site Guerilla Feed and follow the site on Twitter @guerillafeed We’re also always interested in hearing from frontline bloggers, so if you’re interested in having your post featured on Guerilla Policy then do get in touch: [email protected]

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