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Tory ministers ordered to fix Universal credit after embarrassing defeat

Universal credit: Tory ministers ordered to fix new welfare system after embarrassing defeat

MPs vote unanimously to slash the wait for a first payment from six weeks to four – after Government cave-in… 716 more words

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100 deaths a day in England. That’s the figure the BBC won’t talk about right now

100 deaths a day. That’s the figure the BBC won’t talk about right now. But it should. Because a new report claims that could be the amount of excess fatalies England will see over the coming years. 602 more words

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Landmark study links Tory austerity to 120,000 deaths

Government is accused of ‘economic murder’

For those affected by the Tories attack on the poor this news is nothing new – Govt Newspeak

The Conservatives have been accused of “economic murder” for austerity policies which a new study suggests have caused 120,000 deaths.

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A Modern Day Version of A Christmas Carol

Michael Rosen rewrites A Christmas Carol for modern age of austerity

In Bah! Humbug! the former children’s laureate updates Charles Dickens’s Christmas classic for an era when poverty is again being blamed on the poor… 867 more words

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Letter to Jeremy Corbyn - the Universal Credit debacle

Jeremy Corbyn MP
House of Commons
London,
SW1A 0AA

16 November 2017

Dear Jeremy Corbyn,

Thank you for reading out the letter from the GAP lettings agency in Lincolnshire in PMQs about the pre-emptive warning to tenants of coming evictions under Universal Credit. 753 more words

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Landmark study links Tory austerity to 120,000 deaths

Government is accused of ‘economic murder’

The Conservatives have been accused of “economic murder” for austerity policies which a new study suggests have caused 120,000 deaths. 948 more words

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