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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

What do you think about UK benefits?

Do you think we need to change out current benefit system? In 2009-2010, the UK spent £87 billion on benefits. Some argue that people just rely on their benefits and just refuse to work as they see no gain from their usual life. 419 more words


Jam, bread and universal credit

It’s more than 18 months since I  last caught up with the manager of  Greenwich Foodbank  Alan Robinson. So what’s changed since then?

On the face of it the number of people food  has been provided to across the eight foodbanks in the borough has stayed constant in this part of south-east London. 732 more words

London Foodbank

Universal Credit widget

GMWRAGs friends (yes, GMWRAG has friends) at Rightsnet towers have alerted us to the new widget/thingumabob from our slightly more distant friends at LASA (much bigger towers) and the… 266 more words

Welfare Benefits

Thursdays demonstration. Driven to a nervous breakdown and a 70 year old lady devastated.

As soon as I arrived outside Ashton Under Lyne Jobcentre I was stopped by a lovely gentleman. He said to me that he had been waiting for me to arrive because he had been told that we would be there. 797 more words

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