Everyone has the right to a secure income that enables them to be an active citizen and live a life of dignity.
Are Individual Budgets Really Mine?
Simon Duffy argues that individual budgets are provided as additional income, which is provided to people in order that they can meet their needs.
Real Wealth is what it takes to build a good life. This is not just money - it is much broader.
Constitutional Social Justice
An essay on the possibilities of radical reform within the welfare state.
An essay that explains how the logic of self-directed support and the development of resource allocation systems could provide the basis for reform for the whole welfare state.
The current tax and benefit system is confused and confusing. It needs to be integrated, both in order to reduce stigma and to eliminate unnecessary poverty traps.
The Poverty Net is the interlocking mesh of taxes and benefits that enmesh people in poverty - damaging our incentives to earn, save, contribute and grow.