Sam Royston

Sam Royston, Policy Adviser

From our Policy team

Sam is our expert on the UK benefit system and welfare reform. He leads on child poverty and early years policy work.

Showing 21 to 27 of 27 articles for Sam Royston, Policy Adviser
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Our new calculator allows you to get an idea of what the poverty line looks like for a given family type in any year from 2000 to the present.
16 November 2012, 4 comments
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The new Universal Credit system is intended to help low-income working families, but our policy adviser finds it having the opposite effect for the most poor.
10 September 2012
Our new report with Citizens Advice Bureau and Disability Rights UK is a key first step in ensuring the value of universal credit
12 July 2012
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Findings that teachers are seeing large numbers of children give signs of not eating enough, Sam Royston emphasises the need to support free school meals.
30 April 2012, 1 comment
Policy Adviser Sam Royston finds the government's budget lacking support for young people
21 March 2012
The future of free school meals is up for debate, and we want to hear your thoughts, says Sam Royston.
14 December 2011
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Our new report shows that 320,000 disabled children in the UK live in poverty – a staggering number that is around 30,000 more than official statistics suggest
07 October 2011