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Briefings & Essential Guides

The Two-Child Limit in Child Tax Credit and Universal Credit

September 6, 2019

This briefing deals with what is known so far about the Two Child Policy which began in April 2017. Through the policy, income support provided to families through tax credits, Housing Benefit or Universal Credit (UC), has…

Blog posts & News releases

Sun, sea, sand and local government

July 5, 2019

This sun was blazing, the sand was golden and the sea was blue in beautiful Bournemouth for this year’s LGA conference. But there was a clear divide between busy, lanyarded, suited and booted conference delegates and happy…

Projects & Reports

LGiU Homelessness Commission 2019: Final Report

June 20, 2019

The LGiU Local Government Homelessness Commission was set up to investigate how councils can fulfil their obligation to prevent homelessness. This report is the first assessment of the state of homelessness prevention from the perspective of local…


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