Tax Credit

Does It Make the Bike Go Faster? How a Strategy of Marginal Gains Can Sustain Growth

Scott Barnes | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK Politics
Scott Barnes

Occasionally challenges in life can be solved by a stroke of genius - a superhuman effort, a silver bullet. More often, the solution to the thorniest ...

Universal Credit To Be Introduced In Four Jobcentres

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK Politics

The controversial benefit reform, Universal Credit, which replaces other benefits such as jobseeker's allowance, income support and other tax credits,...

Felicity A Morse

Welfare Cuts Could Lead To 'Lord Of The Flies Style Civil Unrest'

HuffingtonPost.com | Felicity A Morse | Posted 27.02.2013 | UK Politics

A damning picture of communities stricken by poverty, crime and unrest, tenants savagely competing "Lord of the Flies" style for housing, has been dra...

Benefits Bill Passes First Commons Vote

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2013 | UK Politics

The Government’s controversial plans for a real-terms cut in working-age benefits have cleared their first Commons hurdle by 324 votes to 268, major...

Felicity A Morse

Welfare Uprating Bill Will 'Punish The Poorest'

HuffingtonPost.com | Felicity A Morse | Posted 08.01.2013 | UK Politics

As MPs gather to vote on plans to cap benefits and slash a further £5 billion from the welfare bill, a single mother affected by the cuts told the Hu...

Tory MP Floats Capping Child Tax Credits For Jobless Households

PA | Posted 18.01.2012 | UK Politics

A Tory MP has floated proposals suggesting parents that have large families while out of work should face benefit caps. Harriett Baldwin, a member ...