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How to improve welfare: the secret lies in “co-production”

Initiatives from Wales are showing the way forward

By Damian Bridgeman  

Damian Green, Work and Pensions Secretary. "

The current welfare system is treating disabled people and people on low incomes as the undeserving poor. It is like something out of a Dickens novel. Welfare is to support and in certain cases provide a step up for some individuals. It is not to put them in a better place than those who do not receive welfare, but to fill the chasm…

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