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NAWRA submission re: the abolition of Attendance Allowance.

NAWRA has submitted a response to the “Self-sufficient local government: 100% business rates retention consultation” voicing their concern at the proposal that Attendance Allowance will no longer be a cash benefit in England and Wales when responsibility for it transfers from the DWP to each local authority’s social care budget. 88 more words

Welfare Benefits

Southwark Works

As well as all the services listed below Southwark Works can also support people with Universal Credit claims. You can now find them on the… 280 more words

Universal Credit Practice Form

If you are supporting someone who needs to apply, this very useful Universal Credit practice form from We Are Digital could help!

Universal Credit

The number of tenants who receive the new Universal Credit benefit and therefore not entitled to Housing Benefit (HB) is steadily increasing. If you are a landlord or your work involves giving advice / support to tenants who might receive UC, you need to be aware of the following: 365 more words

Public policy can be designed to attack poor people rather than to attack poverty itself

The other day I was sent a copy of a poster which read: “Homeless people are not the problem. They are the result of the problem”. 327 more words


The brutalised lives of the economically excluded

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,531

Tuesday 23 August 2016.

Dear Mrs May,

Another homeless person has been attacked on the streets of Britain and is now in a coma, fighting for his life. 348 more words

Keith Lindsay-Cameron