Evidence on conditionality and reflections on the Oakley report on sanctions

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has produced a helpful overview of evidence on conditionality in the benefits system.  While there is much evidence to suggest that conditionality cuts the number of people on benefits, there is not so much evidence to show that it increases engagement in the labour market, with the possible exception of low paid, precarious jobs.

David Webster has also pubished a detailed report on the Oakly report on sanctions:  I’ve posted it here.

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