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Counting the Cuts

Author: Simon Duffy

This report summarises the impact of the UK Government's cuts programme. It demonstrates how the cuts target people in poverty and disabled people. It was one of the first quantitative analyses providing an estimate of the cumulative impact of UK Government cuts on disabled people and those in poverty.

All the data used in this report is available online via a google spreadsheet.

Read and download the free pdf of the report in your browser here.


The publisher is the Centre for Welfare Reform.

Counting the Cuts © Simon Duffy 2014.

All Rights Reserved. No part of this paper may be reproduced in any form without permission from the publisher except for the quotation of brief passages in reviews.

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A Fair Society?

A Fair Society?

Produced for the Campaign for a Fair Society, this report shows how government cuts in the UK target disabled people.

Manifesto for a Fair Society

Manifesto for a Fair Society

The Campaign for a Fair Society's Manifesto sets out 8 key ideas for a fairer society and shows how current cuts target those who are already most disadvantaged.

Briefing on How Cuts Are Targeted

Briefing on How Cuts Are Targeted

This briefing provides a summary of the findings of the report A Fair Society? and some important facts and figures.

Listening Up to Poverty

Listening Up to Poverty

Simon Duffy reflects on the stories he heard at a conference on poverty and welfare reform.

Assessing the Assessors

Assessing the Assessors

Independent research by disabled people on the assessment process which many are forced to undergo - the Work Capability Assessment.

Fulfilling Potential?

Fulfilling Potential?

In this significant report Catherine Hale explores the experience of a key group of disabled people who have been slotted into the 'Work Related Activity Group'.

Call for a Cumulative Impact Assessment

Call for a Cumulative Impact Assessment

Catherine Hale shares the text of a letter to her MP calling for her support for the Cumulative Impact Assessment.

Next Steps on a Cumulative Impact Assessment (CIA)

Next Steps on a CIA

Simon Duffy explores the possibility of developing an even more rigorous assessment of how cuts have targeted disabled people.