The meaning of welfare              reformDr Simon Duffy ■ The Centre for Welfare Reform■ 30th January 2013 ■ Northampton ...
The Centre for WelfareReform believes thewelfare state is a goodthing - its just designedwrong
so, welfarereform shouldmean...
Designing a welfaresystem that bettersupports activecitizenship, strongfamilies and great localcommunities
but today,‘welfare reform’means...
cutscutscuts...
£72 billion of cuts
Most cuts fallin two areas:
Abolition of Sure Start Maternity for secondChild Benefit freeze                                           and subsequent ...
To find out more              •How the cuts target              disabled people              •What will happen in         ...
What does welfare reform really mean?
What does welfare reform really mean?
What does welfare reform really mean?
What does welfare reform really mean?
What does welfare reform really mean?
What does welfare reform really mean?
What does welfare reform really mean?
What does welfare reform really mean?
What does welfare reform really mean?
What does welfare reform really mean?
What does welfare reform really mean?
What does welfare reform really mean?
What does welfare reform really mean?
What does welfare reform really mean?
What does welfare reform really mean?
What does welfare reform really mean?
What does welfare reform really mean?
What does welfare reform really mean?
What does welfare reform really mean?
What does welfare reform really mean?
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What does welfare reform really mean?

  1. 1. The meaning of welfare reformDr Simon Duffy ■ The Centre for Welfare Reform■ 30th January 2013 ■ Northampton Volunteering Centre
  2. 2. The Centre for WelfareReform believes thewelfare state is a goodthing - its just designedwrong
  3. 3. so, welfarereform shouldmean...
  4. 4. Designing a welfaresystem that bettersupports activecitizenship, strongfamilies and great localcommunities
  5. 5. but today,‘welfare reform’means...
  6. 6. cutscutscuts...
  7. 7. £72 billion of cuts
  8. 8. Most cuts fallin two areas:
  9. 9. Abolition of Sure Start Maternity for secondChild Benefit freeze and subsequent childrenChange to CPI indexation of benefits Reductions in support for carers Child Benefit clawback from higher rateReplacing DLA with PIP taxpayersTime-limiting of contributory ESA Transfer of Social Fund to local governmentCouncil Tax Benefit – 10% reduction and Extension of JSA lone parents with alocalisation youngest child aged 5-6Housing Benefit cuts Household Benefit capAbolition of the Independent Living Fund Continued use of ATOS or othersUniversal Credit Reductions in ‘Access to Work’ fundingClosure of Remploy services Abolition of the Child Trust FundTax credit changes Abolition of the Health in Pregnancy GrantAbolition of the Child Trust Fund Abolition of the ESA youth rules
  10. 10. To find out more •How the cuts target disabled people •What will happen in practice •Why this is happening download the reportwww.centreforwelfarereform.org

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