The Resolution Foundation report: Universal Remedy – Ensuring Universal Credit is Fit for Purpose

Resolution Foundation

The timing of benefit payments needs to be more flexible to fit the diverse needs of different families.

This is one of the recommendations from the Resolution Foundation’s report (pdf) on the Universal Credit (UC) system, in October 2017.

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Women’s Budget Group, Runnymede Trust, RECLAIM and Coventry Women’s Voices report: Intersecting Inequalities, The Impact of Austerity on Black and Minority Ethnic Women in the UK

WBG Womens Budget Group

Female lone parents, who make up 92% of all lone parents, will lose on average services worth over £4,900.Black women are overrepresented among single parent households.

This is according to an October 2017 report from the Women’s Budget Group, Runnymede Trust, RECLAIM and Coventry Women’s Voices.

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