Date: 18 June 2010
Author: Matthew Whittaker
As the Government embarks on cutting the public sector deficit, this report considers the options available and provides an impact analysis of how individual tax regimes and spending cuts may hit the UK’s 7.2 million low earning households.
Date: 22 March 2010
Author: Sophia Parker
This memo draws upon our most recent Low Earners Audit, published March 2010, to set out an agenda for the new Government. It sets out five priorities which will improve outcomes for low earners. We argue that across these priorities the twin messages of independence and fairness will need to be reflected at every opportunity to appeal to low earners.
Date: 11 November 2009
Author: Sophia Parker
Closer to Crisis? analyses how the economic downturn is affecting low earners and considers what more can be done to enable low earners to stay in work, in their homes and to maintain their fragile economic independence as the recession plays out.
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