Hostile environment immigration policies mean 7 million low income families must pass the Habitual Residency Test to claim Universal Credit.
Deven Ghelani and Lord Kirkwood visited Dover JCP to see how Universal Credit is operating on the frontline. They work with staff to help claimants.
Deven Ghelani spoke at Utility Week’s #consumerdebt conference about how to help vulnerable utility customers. Read a summary and view his slides here.
Listen back to hear how we track living standards and visualise drivers of poverty with our LIFT dashboard. With Chris Buckman, Exeter City Council.
Deven Ghelani joined local authorities and others to discuss preventing homelessness at UsCreate’s homelessness workshop in December 2017.
Read the background and download Policy in Practice’s briefing options papers for DWP on Universal Credit rollout, ahead of Autumn Budget 2017.
A briefing paper for DWP giving ideas from the frontline on how to improve Universal Credit rollout is the output from our latest Leading Lights network.
The Observer highlights the broken link between housing support and rents as it covers new analysis from Policy in Practice.
New analysis on the impact of welfare reforms, including the broken link between LHA rates and rents, from Policy in Practice and Learning & Working Institute for the LGA.