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Budget briefing: Recommendations for better living standards

This briefing sets out recommendations in three key areas ahead of the November Budget and the implementation of the Industrial Strategy.

Written by:
Katie Schmuecker
Date published:

The Budget and the Industrial Strategy present opportunities to establish firm foundations for better living standards for those who are struggling to make ends meet.

In this briefing, we make a number of recommendations in these three areas:

  • an industrial strategy that delivers an economy that works for all
  • fixing Universal Credit
  • affordable housing to support higher living standards.


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