Welfare

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Who is excluded from the government’s Self Employment Income Support Scheme?

This report from UK think tank the IFS looks at what the government could do about those

Widening chasms

This report from UK think tank Bright Blue examines the differences in Universal Credit uptake to observe

UK poverty 2020/21

This report from UK think tank the Joseph Rowntree Foundation is the 21st edition of their annual

Destitution in the UK 2020

This report from UK think tank the JRF reveals that even before the COVID-19 outbreak destitution was

The financial impact of COVID-19 on disabled people and their carers

This report from UK think tank JRF looks at the £20-a-week uplift to Universal Credit and why

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Welfare reports

By Hannah Gousy

Homelessness is a devastating experience. It can trigger and exacerbate problems, from substance misuse to mental health conditions, destabilise families…

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By James Scales

Millions of disabled people in the UK are needlessly precluded from enjoying the financial, health and emotional benefits associated with…

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By Ryan Shorthouse; David Kirkby

Our welfare system is important for supporting the vulnerable and impoverished. But public support for the welfare state is low,…

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