This short 4 minute film explains why 'Welfare Reform" is not a real welfare reform. It shows how the UK government is targeting the poor and disabled people for cuts and explodes some of the myths of welfare reform:
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Simon Duffy explains how the tax-benefit system can be reformed to promote citizenship and families.
Dr Simon Duffy presented these slides at the Annual Conference for the Masters in Public Administration at the Catholic University of Porto in May 2011.
Real welfare reform is about designing a welfare state that ensures everyone gets the support they need to live good and positive lives as active citizens.