As part of the Wales Centre for Public Policy’s (WCPP) review of poverty and social exclusion, the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE) at the LSE was commissioned to conduct a review of the international evidence on promising policies and programmes designed to reduce poverty and social exclusion across twelve key policy areas. The twelve areas are: take-up of cash transfers; household debt; fuel poverty; food insecurity; digital exclusion; affordable housing supply; transport disadvantage; early childhood education and care; youth services; in-work progression; further education and skills; and neighbourhood environment.
The key questions addressed in each of the twelve policy reviews are:
These two questions are addressed in each policy review by providing:
In addition to the twelve policy reviews, an overview report has been produced which summarises the key evidence from each of the individual reviews, highlights connections between different policy areas and reflects on all the evidence to make a number of policy recommendations, or promising actions, within each of the twelve areas.