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News

Steepest rise ever


A major spike in food bank use has prompted the nation’s leading supplier of emergency food parcels to call on politicians of all parties to... Read More
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‘Beacon of hope’


The announcement on Saturday (September 28) that a Labour government will abolish the ‘cruel and miserable’ Universal Credit (UC) system has been warmly welcomed by Unite.... Read More
News Feature

Universal Discredit


On one day in May, the free paper, Metro, gave readers a surprise. ‘Universal Credit Uncovered’ announced the headline in all caps, the ‘o’ in... Read More
News Feature

‘You have to fight back’


Susan Kemlo was still mourning her daughter, Victoria, when benefits assessment firm Capita decided to drag her through the courts over supposed “reputational damage” –... Read More
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Holiday hunger


Universal Credit (UC) is causing thousands of children to go hungry this summer according to a survey by Unite.   More than four fifths (79... Read More