Joseph Rowntree Foundation and BritainThinks report: Learning from Experiences of Universal Credit

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‘Participants who were already financially and socially vulnerable, reported that Universal Credit (UC) made them to fall into a cycle of debt and serious hardship that they were now struggling to recover from.’

This is from the March 2018 report (pdf) from BritainThinks, commissioned by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, on the experiences of people living on Universal Credit.  Continue reading “Joseph Rowntree Foundation and BritainThinks report: Learning from Experiences of Universal Credit”

British Institute for Human Rights seminar: Local Government and Human Rights – A Practical Introduction – 14 June 2018

Date: 14 June 2018
Location: 251/255 Pentonville Road, London N1 9NG
Time: 9:30 – 16:00
Cost: £299.95 + VAT (early bird and member discounts available)

The British Institute for Human Rights (BIHR) and the Local Government Information Unite (LGiU) have co-organised a seminar on what the Human Rights Act means for local government.

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