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Building on foundations of evidence and intuition: a reply to commentaries on ‘Fairness, generosity and conditionality in the welfare system: the case of UK disability benefits’ by Johnson and Nettle

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  • 1 Northumbria University, UK
  • | 2 Newcastle University, UK
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  • 1 Northumbria University, UK
  • | 2 Newcastle University, UK

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