Briefing: Does the welfare system discriminate unfairly against disabled people?

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
June 6, 2018
Author
Danielle Henry, LGiU Associate
Issues Covered
  • Discretionary Welfare
  • effect of reforms
  • local government's role
  • welfare reform
Categories
Children's services and education, Health, public health, adult social care, Voluntary Sector and Community Engagement, Welfare and Equalities
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The 2010 welfare reforms were the largest change to the benefit system since the Beveridge Report. Eight years on the system is still work in progress, with concerns around whether it is delivering against its objectives. This briefing considers the impact of the reforms on disabled people.

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