The indispensable annual British Social Attitudes survey compiles, describes and comments on a range of current social attitudes. The series charts changes in British social values, with annual surveys carried out from a nationwide sample of around 3,500 people by the National Centre for Social Research's team of interviewers.The 18th Report summarizes and interprets data from the most recent survey, and makes comparisons with findings from previous years.

Poverty and Social Security: What Rights? Whose Responsibilities?


In March 1999 Tony Blair surprised the audience to his Beveridge lecture by pledging to eliminate child poverty in Britain over the next 20 years (Walker, 1999). Subsequently, the Labour government extended this to a shorter-term target of halving it in ten years. In addition, ...

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