Ian Mulheirn was Director of the Social Market Foundation from 2008 to 2013.
A crisis that left politics untouched: parting thoughts on the social market
As Ian Mulheirn reaches the end of his 5-year stint as Director of the Social Market Foundation, his final blog looks at what we have learnt about the relationship between the market and the state over the last five years.
|Published:||16 August 2013|
Beveridge Rebooted: Social security for a networked age
This series of essays explores the crisis of legitimacy in working age welfare. It examines the policy options for what to do about financial support for the unemployed.
|Published:||15 August 2013|
|Author(s):||Ian Mulheirn, Jeff Masters, John Hutton|
SMF Briefing: Paying for results? Rethinking probation reform
This briefing note examines the detailed proposals for the all-important payment by results aspect of the scheme. The analysis shows that the proposed payment regime creates perverse incentives such that providers risk making losses if they seek to cut reoffending. The paper offers solutions to the problems identified that would improve incentives on providers and offer much better value for money to the taxpayer.
|Published:||09 August 2013|