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map of England with differently shaded regions
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
Policy team
In a recent case the German Constitutional Court ruled that the current benefits level paid to asylum seekers in Germany was insufficient.
04 September 2012
Policy team
Our policy adviser writes about the response to a televeision programme featuring Roma families living in the UK, and what we can do to support them
31 August 2012
Policy team
colour-coded map of England, indicating projected childhood vulnerability rates
We break down the data contained in our recent joint report with NSPCC and Action for Children, identifying where vulnerability is projected to rise by 2015.
28 August 2012
Policy team
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The influx of visitors related to the Olympics highlights the issue of whether large-scale sporting events encourage human trafficking
31 July 2012
Policy team
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
Policy team
Young boy sitting on the street
We are pleased to see that the government has announced urgent action today to tackle children missing from care.
03 July 2012
Policy team
If the government intends to take the welfare system through another fundamental overhaul, we must ensure that young people do not slip through the net.
29 June 2012
Policy team
Zeina looking at camera
Our policy team volunteer Zeina writes about her experiences working across issues such as poverty, disability and asylum-seekers
27 June 2012
Policy team
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Our Policy Adviser addresses the history of Refugee Week and how it matters just as much today as when it was founded fifteen years ago.
17 June 2012
Policy team