Published by Rt Hon Damian Green MP, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on 16 November 2016
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Reform held a welfare conference on ‘A welfare state that works for all’ where the Rt Hon Damian Green MP, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, gave the keynote speech. Reform was mentioned in subsequent coverage of the remarks:
The Financial Times, which focused on the Minister’s announcement that jobseekers who are homeless or have mental health problems will be allowed immediate access to hardship payments if they receive a benefit sanction un the government’s new plan.
The Mirror which looked at the Minister’s comments on the necessity for a “welfare system” including greater use of the voluntary sector and private organisations.
The Guardian picked up on the speech as part of their online live political updates.
Published by Working welfare: a radically new approach to sickness and disability benefits, Ed Holmes, Hannah Titley and Working welfare: a radically new approach to sickness and disability benefits on 4 February 2016
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