Fabian Society Archives - Rethinking Poverty

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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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A female face

Our social security system is not working. A succession of cuts and changes over the last eight years have left a fifth of the population (more than 14 million people)...

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Fabian Society: In The Mix

Narrowing the gap between public and private housing. The Fabian Society is Britain’s leading left of centre think tank and political society, committed to creating the political ideas and policy debates...

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From Workhouse to Welfare

From the Workhouse to Welfare: What Beatrice Webb’s 1909 Minority Report can teach us today is a collection of essays commissioned by the Fabian Society to commemorate this moment and...

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Beveridge at 70

The Beveridge report was published at the high-watermark of British solidarity. In December 1942, its bold social principles – of universal coverage, full employment, family allowances, benefits in return...

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