In the Media

Food poverty: 'I was brought up not to steal. But that's how bad it's got'

PUBLISHED June 24, 2013

Welfare cuts, the government passionately believes, will trigger "dynamic and behavioural changes" in those individuals who have to bear them. The implication is that these behavioural changes will be entirely positive: but what if impoverishment, intended to make "work pay," has the opposite effect?

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