Free School Meals should be extended to all households on Universal Credit now to lessen the impact of the cost of living crisis on families.
Read how managed migration to Universal Credit will affect people differently and steps to take to support people.
We look at the government’s case for uprating benefits by less than inflation and argue that Universal Credit should be made to work better.
Following the Autumn Budget 2021 announcements, our policy experts analyse what this means for welfare in the UK.
Coronavirus support schemes come to an end: we discuss how councils are working to prevent crisis and income shocks for low-income households
The recovery of tax credit overpayments via Universal Credit is unfair and leading to low-income families facing a sharp fall in their income.
COVID-19 has taught us that the benefit system we want should be simple, accessible and protect the most vulnerable residents first.
We look at the close of the SDP Gateway and what this means for disabled people who may now experience a change of circumstance.
Read a review of our evidence to the Scottish Social Security Committee on the role of Scottish Social Security in Covid-19 recovery.
Policy in Practice’s recommended changes to Universal Credit published in Work and Pension Committee report
Changes to Universal Credit suggested by Policy in Practice are included in the Work and Pensions Committee’s new report. We review it here.