The indispensable annual British Social Attitudes survey compiles, describes and comments on a range of current social attitudes. The series charts changes in British social values, with annual surveys carried out from a nationwide sample of around 3,500 people by the National Centre for Social Research's team of interviewers. The 18th Report summarizes and interprets data from the most recent survey, and makes comparisons with findings from previous years. `The Rolls Royce of opinion surveys' - The Times
Chapter 1: The Work-Centred Welfare State
The Work-Centred Welfare State
Whatever else historians of the future say about the New Labour governments elected in 1997 and 2001, they will be judged as having implemented one of the most active, radical and thoroughgoing reform programmes in public policy of any UK government. The reforms range from a policy of shifting from 60 per cent ...