Why the two-child policy is the worst social security policy ever

“What is the worst social security policy ever? There are many competitors for this accolade in our history — less eligibility in 1834 Poor Law Amendment Act, the 1934 Unemployment Assistance Board household means-test, the 1991 Child Support Act, the 2017 lower benefit cap and, probably forthcoming, Universal Credit. But the two-child policy is just morally odious.”  Read more in this article “Why the two-child policy is the worst social policy ever” by Professor Jonathan Bradshaw in the Social Policy Association’s 50th anniversary blog series.

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