Polly Toynbee: Is it viable to protect universalism?

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Published: 11/07/2012

In this video, Polly Toynbee, Columnist, The Guardian, discusses whether protecting universalism is a viable option in the current economic climate. She considers the extent to which public opinion on universal rights to state funded benefits will affect the outcome of the next election.

Polly Toynbee spoke at the Nuffield Trust annual reception and debate:Should universalism be protected? in July 2012.