Work allowances for families with children

Document type
Briefing
Corporate author(s)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Publisher
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Date of publication
10 September 2018
Subject(s)
Employment, Families, Children and Young People, Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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This analysis looks at the impact on poverty of increasing the work allowances in Universal Credit back to their original level for families with children. It provides a breakdown of the total number of individuals that would benefit from the change, how many of the beneficiaries are in poverty, and how many would be able to escape poverty as a result. It looks at the impact of the change next year and in the last year of this parliament.

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