Ruth Porter

Crime & Justice Research Fellow, 2013


Ruth Porter

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Joined Up Welfare: The next steps for personalisation

Joined Up Welfare: The next steps for personalisation

Read Publication Jobcentres are failing to help people find long-term work and should be restructured under new plans that will enable private companies and charities to compete with government providers to offer more personalised and specialist support to jobseekers....
Taxing Jobs: Practical policies for a pay recovery

Taxing Jobs: Practical policies for a pay recovery

Read Publication The government could boost employment, pay and productivity by cutting the National Insurance (NI) rate for all businesses. In our latest report, Policy Exchange shows how pay has fallen in line with output per worker throughout the recession across...
A bold plan to make welfare more personalised and responsive

A bold plan to make welfare more personalised and responsive

Jobs must surely be one of the great success stories of this government: 1.8 million more people in work, and unemployment at its lowest level since 2008. Increasingly the coalition’s welfare reforms are taking the plaudits for this successful turnaround. This success...
What are the Tories’ election plans?

What are the Tories’ election plans?

The government’s achieved a great deal over the last few years – 1.8 million new jobs, an explosion of free schools in some of the most deprived areas of the country and the most radical overhaul of the welfare system since its inception. The promotion of...
Unions are harming their members’ interests with strikes

Unions are harming their members’ interests with strikes

Industrial relations experts have said that the latest public sector strikes are unlikely to have any impact on government policy. I don’t think you have to be an ‘expert’ to reach that conclusion. The last time industrial action led to substantial demands being met...