Jo Ingold

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    Universal Credit and the perspectives of ex-Jobcentre Plus staff

Universal Credit and the perspectives of ex-Jobcentre Plus staff

Universal Credit has attracted considerable criticism from experts and politicians. Yet could it be that it has also caused civil servants associated with the policy to leave their jobs? Kayleigh Garthwaite, Jo Ingold, and Mark Monaghan present findings from preliminary research with former personnel from Jobcentre Plus.

Throughout 2018, Universal Credit (UC) has been a prominent feature of political discussion, […]

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    Evidence-based policy and policy as ‘translation’: designing a model for policymaking

Evidence-based policy and policy as ‘translation’: designing a model for policymaking

The EU referendum campaign and aftermath brought to the fore the ongoing debate about evidence and evidence-based policymaking (EBPM), write Jo Ingold and Mark Monaghan. While Michael Gove’s suggestion that “people in this country have had enough of experts” could be seen as a rebuttal to criticisms of the Leave campaign’s misuse of statistics, it also draws attention not […]