Month: May 2018

  • Sanctioning disabled claimants: interrogating the evidence

    This seems like a good time to take stock of the evidence on perhaps the biggest issue in the benefits system over the past few years: benefits sanctioning. The massive ESRC-funded ‘welfare conditionality’ project has this week published its final findings, prompting headlines that “Benefit sanctions found to be ineffective and damaging“¬†and “Benefit sanctions increasing […]