The vulnerable need help, but across-the-board benefit rises are a waste of taxpayers’ money
Julian Jessop quoted in the Daily Telegraph
Julian Jessop appears on Politics.co.uk
Len Shackleton quoted on BBC News
Shackleton argued that “The uplift was meant to protect people who faced serious short-run disruption to living standards as they unexpectedly became unemployed or had working hours sharply reduced. Those on long-term UC did not really face the same problem, but they got the extra anyway”.
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