This report from the UK think tank Fabian Society looks at reforming social security over the next 10 years.
The UK is scarred by poverty and our social security system is in crisis. 15 million people in the UK are expected to be living in poverty in 2020 including 2 million pensioners and over 4 million children. So where do we go from here? This report asks how politicians should set about mending social security and tackling poverty over the next 10 years. It presents a ‘People’s Charter’ for social security to bring security, respect, simplicity, consistency and support. The report also proposes 9 steps to reform social security over the next decade.Read Full Report