Welfare

At last, the parties get serious on spending

10 June 2013

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In this article Andrew looks at the shifts in the Opposition’s fiscal policy, and specifically Ed Balls’ comments on pensions yesterday.

Tags: Andrew Haldenby, The Telegraph, welfare

Daily Politics: Legal aid spending

05 June 2013

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Andrew Haldenby debated restrictions on legal aid spending.

Tags: Daily Politics, Andrew Haldenby, Other, channel 4,

Winter Fuel Allowance

04 June 2013

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Andrew Haldenby, Director of Reform, appeared on Newsnight last night to praise the Opposition’s means-testing of the Winter Fuel Allowance.

Tags: BBC Newsnight, Andrew Haldenby, welfare

Queen’s Speech: a missed opportunity

09 May 2013

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Patrick Nolan argues that by ring fencing the NHS and pensions, the Queen's Speech failed to address major long term funding issues.

Tags: Patrick Nolan, Public Finance, welfare

BBC New Channel:Queen's Speech

09 May 2013

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Patrick argues that a major concern with the proposed pension and care reforms is their lack of longer term affordability.

Tags: BBC, Other, welfare

Media coverage: Seismic shifts in the welfare...

07 May 2013

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News coverage of Reform's report on the need for reform to the welfare state.

Tags: City A.M, Andrew Haldenby, Patrick Nolan, The Times,

Scrap the winter fuel allowance

02 May 2013

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Patrick Nolan argues that the Government must scrap the Winter Fuel Allowance.

Tags: Prospect Magazine; Patrick Nolan, Other, welfare

It's time to stop ringfencing the NHS from...

01 May 2013

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Patrick Nolan calls for the Government to end the ring-fencing around spending on health, education and pensioner benefits.

Tags: Patrick Nolan, The Guardian, welfare

BBC Radio London - Vanessa Feltz show

30 April 2013

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Patrick Nolan on the Vanessa Feltz show discussing the Winter Fuel Allowance

Tags: BBC Radio London, Other, Patrick Nolan, welfare

How will Dilnot's care cap be implemented?

07 March 2013

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Following Reform's conference on "Implementing a model for funding social care", Lord Norman Warner writes on the recommended cap on care costs.

Tags: Lord Warner, social care, welfare, dilnot,

A grown-up debate on childcare

28 January 2013

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Kimberley writes: “The solution must be to consider why childcare is so expensive in the first place as only then can costs be brought down”.

Tags: Public Finance, welfare, Kimberley Trewhitt

G’day, old possums, get your wallets...

25 November 2012

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Dr Patrick Nolan argued that Australia’s reforms to the state pension offer lessons for the UK.

Tags: Patrick Nolan, welfare, The Sunday Times