IFS Zooms In: The Economy


Benefits, inflation and redistribution

Season 3, Ep. 16

In recent weeks, the new Prime Minister has argued that the UK has been too focused on redistribution.

But what role does the benefit system play in redistribution? Has this changed over recent decades? And should benefits be uprated in line with inflation?

Joining us are Charlotte Pickles, Director of Reform, and Tom Waters, IFS Senior Economist.

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