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Clare McNeil

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Rescue and recovery: COVID-19, jobs and income security

The main conclusion of this paper is that as a result of the huge uncertainties facing any government operating in this pandemic, policymakers must be ready to act or change course, depending on economic and public health developments. It is clear the government response to...
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The decades of disruption: new social risks and the future of the welfare state

A number of major disruptive forces will transform life in the United Kingdom and globally in the 2020s and beyond, creating a new set of social risks.
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Children of the pandemic

While the UK Government has taken strong actions to support firms and some workers, this paper argues that further measures are needed to support children and their families.
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Social (in)security: reforming the UK’s social safety net

This is the first of several papers from the Institute for Public Policy Research's (IPPR’s) Fairer Welfare programme which will answer the question: ‘what succeeds universal credit?’ This paper argues for greater investment in the social security system and for social security payments to be...
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Power to the people? Tackling the gender imbalance in combined authorities and local government

This report argues that political parties and institutions must seize the recent increase in voter turnout among young women to dramatically increase the numbers of women going into local politics in the United Kingdom.