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‘It cannot be right’


Thousands of people on Universal Credit (UC) – who are already struggling on low incomes – face having their entitlements slashed because of the government’s... Read More
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‘Truly appalling’


Tens of thousands of sick and disabled people have been denied benefits they were legally entitled to because of “shoddy administration”, according to an official... Read More
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Credit where it’s due


In a symbolic victory against the government’s cruel and botched rollout of Universal Credit (UC) – which has seen thousands of families fall through the... Read More
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‘Complete shambles’


The Tories botched roll out of a new benefit system will continue the government has said, despite cross-party warnings that it is leaving people without... Read More
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Christmas pain


Families up and down the country will be desperately struggling at the worst time of the year as thousands will feel the full force of... Read More
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When work doesn’t pay


More than 7m people from working families are living in poverty with high rents and insecure tenancies often to blame, a damning new study has... Read More
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‘Truly regressive’


Employers in Northern Ireland have been instructed by the department of communities to act as benefit debt collectors with the power to deduct up to... Read More
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‘Heartless move’


The introduction of a “heartless” new benefit cap that will leave some families more than £100 a week worse off has been slammed as “cruel”... Read More
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‘Into a hellhole’


Exactly half a century after the iconic television play Cathy Come Home sparked a national conversation about homelessness, another Ken Loach production, a film which... Read More
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