Monthly Archives: February 2014

Universal Credit is ideological, not practical

The highly scrutinised Universal Credit policy being steered through by Work and Pensions Minister Iain Duncan Smith is ideological, not practical; surprising since this is being dubbed the ‘Flagship Reform’ by the ever-pragmatic Tories. The general principle behind the idea is sound. Simplifying the bureaucracy of the benefits system is essential since on average £1 […]


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