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by John Hudson, Ruth Patrick and Emma Wincup  |  10th April 2017

As new welfare reforms come into effect this month, John Hudson, Ruth Patrick and Emma Wincup, the editors of a special issue of the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice explore attitudes to and experiences of welfare.  In his first budget as Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond was notably silent on the topical issue of Read More

by Ruth Patrick  |  30th March 2017

On today's National Day of Action Against Sanctions, Ruth Patrick highlights the reality of welfare reform. The truth is that our punitive welfare reform agenda leaves people further away rather than closer to the paid labour market.…Read more