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The progressive potential of Universal Credit

Lindsay Judge

Universal credit has one abiding message that comes through loud and clear: work good, benefits bad. It’s structured to reduce the obstacles to taking a job, increase work incentives and ensure that claimants make efforts to move up the progression ladder. None of this is anything that most low-income families would disagree with. Forthcoming Child…


A future without poverty

Monday 2 March 2015, 10am-5pm | Hallam Conference Centre, 44 Hallam Street, London W1W 6JJ This conference, jointly organised by the Fabian Society and Bright Blue, will focus on building a cross-party consensus on the attributes of and solutions for twenty-first century poverty....


Family, Ageing and the Care Society: Full speech by Liz Kendall

Committee Room 14, House of Commons, Westminster SW1A 0AA

In association with Labour's Policy Review Liz Kendall delivered a keynote speech on how changes in family life and the implications of our ageing population call for radical new approaches to public services and the role of the...


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,...


Within Reach

Ed Wallis, Oliver Hilbery



2030 Vision

Future Spending Choices Commission



Home Truths

Natan Doron, Robert Tinker