Tipping the balance? A qualitative study of the cumulative impacts of welfare reform in the London Borough of Newham

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Roberts, Ellie; Price, Luke
Community Links
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1 March 2014
Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion, Social Policy
Social welfare
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This report gives an overview of the cumulative impact of welfare reforms which have been implemented over the last year. It focuses on residents living in Newham, east London. The report examines people’s behaviours and explores impacts on finances, health and wellbeing, families, as well as attitudes to housing and work. It also considers the communication and support provided to help people manage this period of change. In doing so it makes recommendations relevant to east London and beyond.

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