Category Archives: Benefits

Migrants and tax credits – Cameron ‘misguided and misleading’, say researchers

By Russell Bruce This article first published on on 6th February 2016 The National Institute of Social and Economic Research (NIESR) has just released some limited information from the UK government on migrant tax credit claims. Jonathan Portes, Principal … Continue reading

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Tax Credits: saved at a stroke

Cut the ‘benefits’ of the wealthy instead! By Russell Bruce George Osborne has to find savings of £4.5bn to reinstate his proposed tax credit cuts as the House of Lords, being unusually populist, decided to throw out his changes to … Continue reading

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