Current Balance = £3001.04

The Poverty Trap – why it’s not worth working!

“A couple with two children paying a typical private rent of £120 per week would gain only £23 if their earnings rose from £100 to £400 per week (as a result of reduced benefits and tax credits and higher tax and national insurance).”

John Hills – ‘Ends and means: the future roles of social housing in England’ (February 2007)

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