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Introduction to the Centre

At the launch of the Centre for Welfare Reform, Dr Simon Duffy, Director, outlined the Centre's aims and the reasons why the welfare state needs radical reform.

The publisher is the Centre for Welfare Reform.

Introduction to the Centre for Welfare Reform © Centre for Welfare Reform 2011.

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Simon Duffy

Simon Duffy



Active Patient

Active Patient

Vidhya Alakeson of the Resolution Foundation describes how personalisation and the use of individual budgets in healthcare could promote better health and well-being.

Family Income Security

Family Income Security

Dr Simon Duffy, Director of the Centre for Welfare Reform, explores how we could reform the income security of all families.

Local Justice

Local Justice

Clare Hyde MBE of the WomenCentre and founder of The Foundation for Families on Local Justice.

A Fair Start - reforming services for disabled children

A Fair Start

Dr Pippa Murray founder of ibk initiatives and inventor of the Personalised Pathway on A Fair Start.

Prospects for Radical Welfare Reform

Prospects Radical Welfare Reform

Phillip Collins, Leader Writer for The Times, Chair of DEMOS and ex-Speech Writer for Tony Blair, reflects on the complexity of welfare reform.

About the Centre for Welfare Reform

About Centre for Welfare Reform

Fellows of the Centre for Welfare Reform discuss social justice, citizenship and the reason for setting up the Centre.