From the TUC

VIDEO: There’s nothing inevitable about poverty

27 Sep 2011, by in Society & Welfare

In discussions about the welfare state there’s always someone who says that the money we spend on benefits is wasted because we still have poverty and inequality.

I’ve made a quick video to explain some of the background to what’s really happening here. Take three minutes to hear how taxes and benefits already make a huge difference – and could do more.