The £20 uplift won’t tackle pandemic poverty – we need a living income

Dominic Caddick and Lukasz Krebel write for Tribune

The pandemic has exacerbated pre-existing inequalities, write Dominic Caddick and Lukasz Krebel in Tribune:

Despite all of the government’s tinkering, many people continue to face the impossible choice of going into work and putting themselves at risk or trying to survive on inadequate benefits or the UK’s painfully low statutory sick pay. If the pandemic has taught us one thing, it should be that if we don’t protect everyone, we don’t protect anyone.”

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