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Category Archives: Universal Credit

No, austerity clearly hasn’t ‘restored fairness’ to the welfare system

Simon Szreter, University of Cambridge In an article for The Lancet in early December that was critical of the government’s continuing austerity policy, my colleagues and I argued that contrary … Continue reading

December 7, 2016 · 2 Comments

‘Social Security Summit – Challenge the Myths’

Unite Community have teamed up with colleagues in the PCS in organising a one day summit called ‘The Social Security Summit – Challenging the Myths‘ around “Welfare” and building a … Continue reading

October 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Claiming Universal Credit – a guide

I was sent a simple guide to claiming universal credit today and thought it worth sharing. You can download the simple version here: Claiming Universal Credit or the longer version here: Universal Credit … Continue reading

April 10, 2015 · Leave a comment