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Every damning detail from ex-border inspector's reports the Home Office didn't want you to see
David Neal's reports are damning for the Home Office
Immigration

Every damning detail from ex-border inspector's reports the Home Office didn't want you to see

The Home Office has been accused of 'burying' 13 long-unpublished reports on the state of the asylum and borders system. We picked out the uncomfortable details
Rwanda asylum plan could cost taxpayer more than £500m. Here's how that could be much better spent
Rishi Sunak and James Cleverly have been trying to get the Rwanda scheme off the ground
A modest proposal

Rwanda asylum plan could cost taxpayer more than £500m. Here's how that could be much better spent

Sarah Everard inquiry: Cops accused of violence against women must be suspended, government told
sarah everard vigil
Social justice

Sarah Everard inquiry: Cops accused of violence against women must be suspended, government told

50,000 asylum seekers trapped in 'never-ending limbo' by Home Office, think tank says
Immigration

50,000 asylum seekers trapped in 'never-ending limbo' by Home Office, think tank says

One in five people see DWP benefits stopped for not switching to universal credit
Universal credit

One in five people see DWP benefits stopped for not switching to universal credit

Energy bills are still worryingly high. Here's how to get help if you can't afford to pay
energy bills
Cost of living crisis

Energy bills are still worryingly high. Here's how to get help if you can't afford to pay

DWP benefit sanctions have gotten tougher amid cost of living crisis, data shows
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Benefits

DWP benefit sanctions have gotten tougher amid cost of living crisis, data shows

UK energy bills to fall – but millions still live in dangerously cold and damp homes
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Energy bills

UK energy bills to fall – but millions still live in dangerously cold and damp homes

Tories have promised free childcare for working families. But there's a major problem
childcare
Childcare

Tories have promised free childcare for working families. But there's a major problem

More than half of people on universal credit going without food because they can't afford it
Trussell Trust food banks
Food banks

More than half of people on universal credit going without food because they can't afford it

DWP benefit dates for March 2024 and other help as cost of living payments end
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Benefits

DWP benefit dates for March 2024 and other help as cost of living payments end

'Dysfunctional' mental health services failing to meet demand, doctors warn: 'It's broken'
Reception area in an NHS hospital
Mental health

'Dysfunctional' mental health services failing to meet demand, doctors warn: 'It's broken'

'We're running out of babies': Childcare costs driving parents into debt and to abortion, study finds
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Childcare

'We're running out of babies': Childcare costs driving parents into debt and to abortion, study finds

How iconic arts venue graced by Elton John and Amy Winehouse is helping homeless people
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Community activism

How iconic arts venue graced by Elton John and Amy Winehouse is helping homeless people

'It's awkward and stressful': Number of young people needing help with money doubles
young people money
Money

'It's awkward and stressful': Number of young people needing help with money doubles

How privatisation of foster care is turning vulnerable children into money-making commodities
Care

How privatisation of foster care is turning vulnerable children into money-making commodities

Cash-strapped Brits are keeping heat off even when it's cold – as British Gas profits soar tenfold
British Gas
Fuel poverty

Cash-strapped Brits are keeping heat off even when it's cold – as British Gas profits soar tenfold

UK recession is 'devastating' for people living in poverty who have 'nothing left to cut back'
recession
Recession

UK recession is 'devastating' for people living in poverty who have 'nothing left to cut back'

Jobcentre work coach driven to suicide attempt by 'bullying' culture at DWP: 'I felt worthless'
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Department for Work and Pensions

Jobcentre work coach driven to suicide attempt by 'bullying' culture at DWP: 'I felt worthless'

When will the cost of living crisis end and will prices in the UK ever go down?
Cost of living crisis

When will the cost of living crisis end and will prices in the UK ever go down?

Where to get help as cost of living payments come to an end
cost of living help for households
Cost of living crisis

Where to get help as cost of living payments come to an end

Disabled benefit claimants recall 'cruel and traumatic' DWP video assessments: 'It's no way to live'
Video call assessments can be a stressful process for DWP claimants.
DWP

Disabled benefit claimants recall 'cruel and traumatic' DWP video assessments: 'It's no way to live'

UK government doesn't yet know how legal aid cuts have hurt other public services
legal aid spending
Justice

UK government doesn't yet know how legal aid cuts have hurt other public services

Children forced to sleep on floors as parents skip meals due to cost of living – something has to give
children
Child poverty

Children forced to sleep on floors as parents skip meals due to cost of living – something has to give

Missed dental appointments and hours-long freezing walks: Why asylum seekers need free bus travel
asylum seekers
Transport

Missed dental appointments and hours-long freezing walks: Why asylum seekers need free bus travel