A couple on the National Living Wage now earns 13 per cent less than the amount needed to provide essentials for their child, the report calculated… 895 more words
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Universal Credit and applying for benefits destroyed my life and led to poverty, homelessness and abuse
Universal Credit is advertised as ‘welfare that works’ or ‘making work pay’. Those slogans couldn’t be any further from the truth.
When I read them for the first time, I laughed.2,670 more words
Universal Credit: More and More Demands…
One of the ideas behind government welfare ‘reforms’ is to make people more “responsible”.
We now have to pay a percentage of our Council Tax, because that makes us “responsible”, or to put it more simply, it is thought to make us consider how Councils allocate money. 857 more words
New benefit scheme will hit single parents, nurses and teachers hardest
MINISTERS should halt the roll-out of a controversial new benefits system, Labour will say today, as new figures reveal a sharp loss of income for nurses and teachers. 196 more words