The government’s proposed cap on benefits is based upon a questionable grasp of how the benefits system actually works, and would exacerbate difficulties for poor, out of work families.
Tim Leunig takes a look at the figures behinds the government’s proposed cap on benefits and finds that the changes are unjustified and would only serve to make the poor poorer
HJ Public Finance, HQ The family. Marriage. Woman, HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology, JN101 Great Britain
Publisher: Blog post from London School of Economics & Political Science