Editorial: Poverty 153

Issue 153 (Winter 2016)

In this edition of Poverty we are delighted to feature an edited transcript of the rousing speech delivered by Gordon Brown for CPAG’s 50th Anniversary Lecture in November. The former Prime Minister and architect of tax credits gave us a dose of history, charting the relationship between work, social security and poverty across the twentieth century. He spoke out against continual cuts to social security and the myths about poverty which now seem to dominate both policy making and the public debate.

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