The introduction of local welfare support and conditionality schemes are a side-effect of localisation. Read examples of where they’ve been done well.
Thurs 26 May at 10:30. Listen back to hear Deven Ghelani and Joel Reland present details of the national picture of welfare reform impact we’re developing.
To achieve financial inclusion we must tackle problem debt. Policy in Practice and Financial Inclusion Commission look at what can be learnt from Scotland.
A timeline of the resignation of Iain Duncan Smith, and what it means now for Universal Credit from Policy in Practice.
Limiting the access to benefits for EU citizens adds complexity for little gain, finds Policy in Practice’s new analysis.
We briefed Lord Kirkwood in support of the repeal of Universal Credit work allowances proposed amendment to the Welfare Reform and Work Bill. Read our analysis.
The Local Welfare Safety Net inquiry report is critiqued here by Zoe Charlesworth and Paul Howarth, Welfare Reform Club, who also gave evidence.
Last week’s report into the Local Welfare Safety Net called for proactive identification of those most vulnerable to welfare reforms.
Deven Ghelani looked at work incentives under Universal Credit and shared new analysis he prepared for Lord Kirkwood for last week’s Lord’s debate.
The mid term report for Universal Credit is good, but not that good. We critique the DWP’s research and show how the carrot and the stick are being used.
Our webinar revealed that 75,000 people in work on Universal Credit will be worse off in April 2016 as a result of SR2015. Listen back and view slides here.
Malcolm Gardner, Welfare Reform Club director, guests blogs about the Autumn Statement and comments on 13 of the headlines that impact on welfare.