NEF in the news, January 2021

Media coverage of the New Economics Foundation

A Universal Credit Uplift Is Not Enough – We Need a Living Income
Sarah Arnold responded to the MP vote on extending the £20 uplift to Universal Credit in Tribune

The economic benefits of a self-isolation payment system
Alfie went on BBC Three Counties to discuss the need to support people self isolating in order to control the virus and aid our economic recovery.

UK national lockdown and the inauguration of the 46th US president
Miatta appeared on the talkRADIO political panel with Mark Dolan and The Papers on BBC News to discuss the latest news headlines.

Extending the Universal Credit uplift
Alfie called on the government to act to restore our welfare system and prevent more families from facing deprivation on LBC News. Miatta also appeared on LBC, arguing the £20 uplift to UC is the very minimum we need to support families.

The private nursery mess
The government has decided to keep nurseries open – despite scientific advice – to prevent many private outlets from closing. There is an alternative: publicly-funded childcare and early childhood education, writes Miranda Hall in Tribune

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