Ultimately, we are working to ‘design out’ homelessness entirely, by helping at-risk people before they get to a crisis point.
Posts Tagged: Welfare
Insisting that our needs are met by the government reduces neigbours to numbers and diminishes our scope for good citizenship.
Robert Halfon: How the patronising metropolitan elites wrinkled up their noses at more money for potholes
Plus: Unsung Conservative heroes. The Centre for Rocket Studies. And: why do we need the traditional, three-year University course?
George Freeman: There was much to cheer in the Budget. But now we need an inspiring programme for growth.
At the moment, we are treading water and appear to be relying on popular support for Brexit, and the threat of Corbyn, to keep us in office.
A Budget with a message for Conservative MPs. Nice little seat you have there. Pity if anything happened to it.
In sum, Hammond said: vote for May’s Deal – or the economy gets it. But there’s more than one way of dicing the next election result.
But although the era of austerity is coming to a close, we are emphatically not rejecting the need for ongoing discipline with the public finances.
Sponsored Post: Charlotte Woodworth – The Chancellor must fill the funding gap undermining Universal Credit
New research from 38 Degrees shows how this flagship policy could become a real political headache for the Conservatives.
Hammond has one task only in next week’s Budget. To show that the Government is preparing for No Deal.
The Chancellor’s recent claims of a coming “Deal Dividend” sent the wrong message at the wrong time – and showed up a deep Treasury malaise.
In the second article of our mini-series, the Harlow MP calls for a relentless focus on the cost of living, a skills-based economy, social injustices and affordable housing.
Robert Colvile: The boost to home ownership that would come from Help to Own – and the work we’ve been doing on it
Alex Morton and the rest of our research team have spent weeks crunching the numbers to ensure that they stack up
If the Budget choice this year is between supporting the new system or raising tax thresholds, the answer is a no brainer.
WATCH: “They will be protected” – the Prime Minister’s pledge to people transitioning onto Universal Credit
“We are putting transitional protections in…so people who are moved onto Universal Credit will not see any reduction.”
Rees-Mogg is “worried” by reports that working families will lose money. Plus: how should May pitch for Labour voters? And why he is “always on good behaviour.”
The prospect of millions of families losing out financially makes ministers jittery – as, presumably, those briefing the press intend.
Alok Sharma: Go to jobcentres, listen to claimants and staff – and you’ll hear the case for Universal Credit loud and clear
The legacy benefits system is a mix of six benefits, has three cliff-edges – and punishes extra hours. It lets people down and holds them back.