Monthly Archives: February 2012

Welfare Reform courses

Apologies for the advert but I’m running some courses looking at Welfare Reform impacts around the country next month and in the autumn. There are two courses initially, Welfare Reform and Means-Tested Benefits and Welfare Reform and Older People. They’re … Continue reading

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The real comparisons for capping

The pro-cap speakers in Parliament have consistently focused on one argument, why should people out of work be better off than those in work in the same situation? Although others have tried to point out that those in work also … Continue reading

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Lords’ amendments lost in the Commons

Says it all; the Government has succeeded in overturning the increase in the period people can remain on contributory ESA. Not a good omen. -later- …. and indeed all the ESA amendments are overturned. Chris Grayling has also said that … Continue reading

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