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A Day In The Life Of A Graduate On Benefits

I am awoken by the sound of a small child screaming.

I live in a refuge, which involves sharing a house with other women and children. 1,302 more words


When the DWP email you, asking you to make an email account - story featured in The Guardian

Below is the original text sent to Frances Ryan, Guardian journalist and author of the column “Hardworking Britain”.

The article published as a result can be found… 686 more words


When the DWP leave you with 74p for the month

I recently moved to protected accommodation due to personal circumstances.

Aware that I would need to call the DWP and inform them of the change, I took a deep breath and dialled the number. 188 more words


When the DWP refuse to keep a roof over your head

Written September 6th, 2016

So many people presume that you go on benefits if you’re unemployed and you get funded, then you go back into work, end of story. 689 more words


GMWRAG running out of original ways to say...

… that the next meeting of the North West Mental Health Welfare Rights Advisers Group will take place on Friday the 25th of November 2016 at 9.30am for a 10:00am start. 96 more words

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