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‘Degrading’ disability benefits assessments leave people ‘in physical pain’
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‘Degrading’ disability benefits assessments leave people ‘in physical pain’

The government should scrap benefits assessments entirely in favour of medical evidence and personal testimony, anti-poverty charity Z2K said

Charity helps people with no access to state support ‘every 11 minutes’
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Charity helps people with no access to state support ‘every 11 minutes’

As the pandemic leads to heavy job losses, those who cannot rely on the state support risk being pushed into rent arrears, facing eviction and becoming homeless

Benefits freeze must end with above-inflation rise, says Citizens Advice
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Benefits freeze must end with above-inflation rise, says Citizens Advice

As MPs rubber-stamp 1.7 per cent increase that brings the maligned policy to an end, people are still facing a choice between eating and heating

Amber Rudd announces benefit sanctions will be reduced to six months
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Amber Rudd announces benefit sanctions will be reduced to six months

The benefits freeze will not be lifted in the Spring Statement, says Rudd
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The benefits freeze will not be lifted in the Spring Statement, says Rudd

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Finland’s basic income experiment has returned its long-awaited first results
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Finland’s basic income experiment has returned its long-awaited first results

One year after I, Daniel Blake – what has changed?
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One year after I, Daniel Blake – what has changed?

Single mothers in High Court victory over government’s benefit cap
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Single mothers in High Court victory over government’s benefit cap

Bedroom tax: “It is so, so wrong”
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Bedroom tax: “It is so, so wrong”