Thursday 26 November 2020, 1.00PM to 2.30pm GMT
Speaker(s): Katie Razzall (Chair), Aurora (Covid Realities project participant), Dr Aaron Reeves (University of Oxford), Dr Kitty Stewart (LSE), Deven Ghelani (Policy in Practice), Claire Hall (Child Poverty Action Group), Professor Donald Hirsch (Loughborough University)
This webinar coincides with the release of official statistics on the number of households affected by the benefit cap between May and August 2020, so we will discuss these. We already know that the number of households hit by the cap almost doubled between February and May to 154,000, showing the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The webinar will be chaired by Katie Razzall, UK editor, BBC Newsnight.
Presentations will be kept short to allow time for your questions and discussion.
This webinar is organised by Child Poverty Action Group, the universities of Oxford, York and the London School of Economics and Political Science, and is part of the 'welfare reform and larger families' research project kindly funded by the Nuffield Foundation.
Location: Online meeting - please register above