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Universal Credit: Simplification or personalisation?

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Current proposals for welfare reform in the UK are based on a Universal Credit, intended simultaneously to simplify the structure of benefits while offering sensitive and rapid responsiveness to personal circumstances. The two objectives are in conflict, and neither can be achieved by the proposals.

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  • Paul Spicker, 2012. "Universal Credit: Simplification or personalisation?," Local Economy, London South Bank University, vol. 27(5-6), pages 449-454, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:sae:loceco:v:27:y:2012:i:5-6:p:449-454
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