Fair? No. But still fairly generous.
Advantages: Poorest families still receive benefit, government saves some money
Disadvantages: Clearly not fair as some continue to receive benefit who do not need it
Brief history of child benefit in the UK Child benefit - known originally as ‘family allowance’ was first introduced in the UK in 1946. At the time, just after the end of World War II, the government wanted to encourage parents to have children: pre ...
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