Welfare

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Social insecurity

This report from UK think tank Resolution Foundation assesses trends in social security to prepare for the

Millions on Universal Credit face barriers to accessing training

This report from UK think tank the Work Foundation looks at the barriers facing those on UC

Ethnicity, poverty, and the data in Scotland

This report from UK think tank the Joseph Rowntree Foundation looks at poverty levels for people in

Poverty in Scotland 2021

This report from UK think tank the Joseph Rowntree Foundation looks at the current state of poverty

Beyond the safety net?

This report from UK think tank Bright Blue looks at informal sources of support for Universal Credit

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Welfare reports

By David Finch

Our pre-election series of briefing notes have so far centred on the main parties’ approaches to deficit reduction and to…

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By David Finch; Helena Rose

This report provides an insight into the financial situation of those older low to middle income households highlighting the living…

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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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