Research & Analysis

7th October 2010

A response by the Citizen’s Income Trust to ’21st Century Welfare’

Introduction We begin our response with a question which the consultation document hasn’t asked: Income tax, National Insurance contributions, Tax Credits and welfare benefits together provide the structure for income Read More

7th October 2010

21st Century Welfare

We are grateful to Rightsnet for permission to reprint the following summary of the Department for Work and Pensions’ consultation paper: Options for reform outlined in the consultation paper – Read More

7th June 2010

A possible Citizen’s Income scheme tested for labour market incentives

On the 27th January the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee published a report, Decision making and appeals in the benefits system (HC313) The last two paragraphs read as Read More

7th February 2010

Review article: The Spirit Level, by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett

Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett, The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better, Allen Lane, 2009, xvii + 331 pp, hbk, 1 846 14039 6, £20 We Read More