This analysis explains how the welfare system can create staggeringly high effective tax rates, and how tax credit cuts will increase this to 93 per cent.
Protecting the tax credit withdrawal rate would send the message that this government is the party not only of low taxes, but of low effective taxes.
Analysis from Policy in Practice finds that the Living Wage won’t compensate for cuts to tax credits, leaving poor families worse off in 2016.
We look at what impact the 1% yearly reduction on social rents announced in the Summer Budget will have on the housing crisis.
The introduction of local conditionality by councils is a side-effect of localisation. We share why it’s here and give examples where it’s been done well.
Peter Carter, Policy in Practice, hosted our webinar: Mapping the Impact of the Summer Budget in Birmingham on Thurs 24 Sept at 10:30am. Listen back and view slides here.
Policy in Practice’s Daniel Cavanillas takes an in depth look at the DWP’s benefit cap impact assessment.
The Chancellor would like us to believe that a National Living Wage will make work pay, but the Government benefits more than low paid workers.
Leeds City Council mapped the cumulative impact of Welfare Reforms on residents using a data set all Local Authorities have.
New analysis from Policy in Practice looks at the combined impact of these measures and finds that many low earning households will be worse off in 2020.
In light of DWP’s recent HBAI data Deven Ghelani, Policy in Practice, examines the link between welfare reform and poverty.
Poverty statistics released by the Department for Work and Pensions find one in five households are still living in poverty. Policy in Practice looks at the numbers.