Welfare

By Professor Len Shackleton

The National Minimum/Living Wage system has become too complicated, making unintentional non-compliance a problem, and is in danger of becoming…

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By Tom Kelsey

In 1974, the Labour government established a Royal Commission on the Distribution of Income and Wealth, which was known as…

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By Ben Baumberg Geiger

Demos is excited to announce the launch of a new report from academic Ben Baumberg Geiger and Demos think tank, which…

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By Daniel Mahoney

According to Rupert Harrison, George Osborne’s former special adviser, the triple lock on pensions was a Liberal Democrat demand for…

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By David Finch; George Bangham; Toby Phillips

This research paper looks at what people put in and take out from the welfare state over their lifetime, updating…

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By Otto Lehto

The idea of a universal basic income (UBI) is that the state should give to all citizens (or residents) a…

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By Toby Phillips

The implementation of Universal Credit, by combining six in- and out-of-work benefits into one, could provide a much needed refocus…

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By Laura Gardiner; David Finch

Recent strong growth in the incomes of pensioner households and reductions in pensioner poverty are to be welcomed. But set…

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By Laura Gardiner

Beyond facing down expected economic downgrades and clarifying the direction on Brexit, resetting the agenda on intergenerational fairness has emerged…

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