Families furthest below MIS excluded from social security gains

In a rollercoaster year for Universal Credit, Rishi Sunak has pulled away extra help for the worst-off people, and returned to a decade-old focus on rewarding work. This helps some working families, but the Minimum Income Standard analysis shows it is causing those with little or no work to fall further behind.

This new blog from Donald Hirsch, Director of the Centre for Research in Social Policy at Loughborough University, reveals the stark contrasts between families of different types meeting their minimum needs now, compared with ten years ago.

Read the full article on this link to Joseph Rowntree Foundation

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