How can charities help make the welfare system work for all?

Document type
Other
Corporate author(s)
National Council for Voluntary Organisations (Great Britain)
Publisher
NCVO
Date of publication
1 January 2014
Series
2015 project collection
Subject(s)
Social Policy
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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The UK welfare bill has been rising for several years, and is forecast to rise further over the next decade.  Maintaining an affordable welfare system will be a key challenge for any future government. A significant overhaul of welfare provision in the UK is currently underway. Charities are increasingly acting as a safety net for the most vulnerable. The charity sector is active and successful in campaigning for change, and understanding their beneficiaries' needs.

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