"Policy Exchange director Neil O’Brien said: ‘Our poll shows that the public thinks being fair does not mean handing out money to people whatever the situation. Instead the public thinks that what you get should depend on your own behaviour’."
- Neil O'Brien
- Just Deserts? Attitudes to Fairness, Poverty and Welfare Reform
24 April 2011
Just Deserts? examines public attitudes towards fairness, poverty and welfare reform. What do we think “fairness” is? Extensive new research finds British voters believe that fairness is about getting what you deserve, not about equality.