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Work and business: Fixing Universal Credit

Lindsay Judge

Many like to depict universal credit (UC) as the great British cock-up – a wasteful white elephant that is over-budget, over-time and over-sold by the current government on every occasion. But beyond its many management failures so carefully documented last year by the National Audit Office, is UC a good idea? And perhaps more pertinently…

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Within Reach: focusing on the person

Lisa Nandy MP

In 1839 Thomas Carlyle said “the condition of the great body of people in a country is the condition of the country itself”, and yet 175 years later we still fail too many people with multiple, complex needs who are acutely in need of our help. Typically we start in the wrong place, with the…

John Lewis

2014, Labour’s year of…Winning the welfare debate

Frank Field MP

Labour holds a solid poll lead over the Tories as we head into 2014 and the electorate has bought into our agenda on improving their standards of living by putting money back into their pockets. This is a good foundation from which to build our general election manifesto. But after four years in opposition we…

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Beveridge Lecture Series 2012/13: Liam Byrne MP

Toynbee Hall, 28 Commercial Street, London E1 6LS

The Fabian Society is delighted to partner on this event with Toynbee Hall. On December 1 1941 the Beveridge Report set out the makings of the welfare state – and since then Britain has changed dramatically. Exactly 70 years on,...

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Within Reach

Ed Wallis, Oliver Hilbery

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2030 Vision

Future Spending Choices Commission

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Home Truths

Natan Doron, Robert Tinker

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