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. The system is so complex it is hard to reform and it is understood by no one - not even government.
The publisher is The Centre for Welfare Reform.
Graphic on Poverty Net © Simon Duffy 2010.
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Simon Duffy explains how the tax-benefit system can be reformed to promote citizenship and families.
An important survey of the experiences of families living in in poverty in modern Britain.
A presentation given at the Hallam Justice and Peace Commission in Sheffield on 1st March 2014 by Dr Simon Duffy.