Fabian Society Archives | Rethinking Poverty

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The big picture

This ‘Poverty and social security: where next?’ blog series has given valuable pointers about what a future government should do to mend social security and tackle poverty over the...

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Breaking Ground

How would you design a new social security system from scratch? Not an opportunity that comes along every day, so probably not a question many have devoted time to...

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The best investment

If a future government wants to tackle poverty, its first priority should be child poverty. Growing up in poverty steals away children’s life chances – poorer children are likely...

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Major repairs

An incoming Labour government will be confronted with the severe problems currently facing claimants grappling with universal credit. What will the Labour party need to do to put social...

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Commanding public confidence

For people living in poverty in the UK, the workings of the social security system are too often part of the problem, not part of the solution. People will...

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Missing Morality

I am delighted to make this politically independent contribution to debate the left’s poverty and social security agenda in the 2020s. I work without allegiance to any political party,...

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