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A new measure of UK poverty

Our CEO, Philippa Stroud established the Social Metrics Commission with the sole aim of developing new measures

No easy options

The social care system is in need of reform, at present people are not protected from the

An unexpected cut

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

A welfare generation

This research paper looks at what people put in and take out from the welfare state over

Basic income around the world

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

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By The Social Metrics Commission

Our CEO, Philippa Stroud established the Social Metrics Commission with the sole aim of developing new measures of poverty for…

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By Kathryn Petrie; Nigel Keohane

The social care system is in need of reform, at present people are not protected from the catastrophic costs that…

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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 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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By David Finch; Daniel Tomlinson; Mike Brewer

This Autumn marks the point at which the full Universal Credit system – serving all types of cases, rather than…

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