1. Your plan and your essay will need to compare the British welfare system with TWO other countries’ welfare systems. 2. You need to base your comparison on ONE of the following social groups (eg, lone parent, unemployed etc) 3. If you want, you can narrow down the focus of your review to one aspect of your support, such as: financial support, social support, back-to-work support, healthcare, social care, childcare. 4. Your discussion needs to focus on which of the ‘five channels’ in a welfare system support your social group the most. You need to discuss at least three of the five channels of welfare in your essay.