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Benefit reforms 'entirely in the wrong direction' to help disabled people into work, DWP warned
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Benefits

Benefit reforms 'entirely in the wrong direction' to help disabled people into work, DWP warned

Anti-poverty charity Z2K has published new research showing that punitive tactics such as benefits sanctions can make it harder for people to find work
Call for MPs to support new Ukraine-style visa scheme for Palestinians trapped in Gaza
gaza protest
Israel-Gaza war

Call for MPs to support new Ukraine-style visa scheme for Palestinians trapped in Gaza

'Don't try to be Richard Branson': TV pawnbroker Dan Hatfield shares top tips for making money
Dan Hatfield money-making expert
Money advice

'Don't try to be Richard Branson': TV pawnbroker Dan Hatfield shares top tips for making money

DWP disability benefit cuts will impact 450,000 people – but very few will actually find paid work
Benefits

DWP disability benefit cuts will impact 450,000 people – but very few will actually find paid work

Hate speech, snooping and benefits: How government policy has 'violated disabled people's rights'
Disability rights

Hate speech, snooping and benefits: How government policy has 'violated disabled people's rights'

'It's evil what they're doing': DWP denying benefits to people with schizophrenia and mental illness
PIP and schizophrenia/ Pauline
Benefits

'It's evil what they're doing': DWP denying benefits to people with schizophrenia and mental illness

Ultra-processed food is often blamed for obesity – but we should be looking at government policy
Mark Game

Ultra-processed food is often blamed for obesity – but we should be looking at government policy

I used to dream of being a doctor in the UK. Now I'm searching for ways to survive in Palestine
gaza/ mohammed
Israel-Gaza war

I used to dream of being a doctor in the UK. Now I'm searching for ways to survive in Palestine

Investors call for the next government to unlock private investment to drive growth and reduce poverty
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Press Release

Investors call for the next government to unlock private investment to drive growth and reduce poverty

Unlock billions in private investment to help fight poverty, next UK government told
Big Issue Invest

Unlock billions in private investment to help fight poverty, next UK government told

If the Tories really are toast, the new Labour government must be bold
Paul McNamee

If the Tories really are toast, the new Labour government must be bold

Social care is on its knees. It's no wonder public dissatisfaction is at a record high
social care
Evan John

Social care is on its knees. It's no wonder public dissatisfaction is at a record high

More than 700,000 children plunged into poverty since Tories came to power: 'We're going backwards'
Child poverty

More than 700,000 children plunged into poverty since Tories came to power: 'We're going backwards'

The government's mobile phone crackdown in schools doesn't ring true
Paul McNamee

The government's mobile phone crackdown in schools doesn't ring true

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

'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'

'Illegal vapes are already flooding the market': What impact will disposable vapes ban really have?
disposable vape ban
Disposable vapes

'Illegal vapes are already flooding the market': What impact will disposable vapes ban really have?

Millions in UK need to double their income to escape poverty – but change is possible. Here's how
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Paul Kissack

Millions in UK need to double their income to escape poverty – but change is possible. Here's how

UK has become the sick man of Europe since 2010. Politicians must get a grip on the economy
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Paul Swinney

UK has become the sick man of Europe since 2010. Politicians must get a grip on the economy

It's 20 years and six prime ministers since UK last saw a sustained fall in poverty. Yes, really
Poverty

It's 20 years and six prime ministers since UK last saw a sustained fall in poverty. Yes, really

BBC cuts to local radio are a cost we cannot afford: 'Vulnerable people rely on radio'
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Radio

BBC cuts to local radio are a cost we cannot afford: 'Vulnerable people rely on radio'

Uncertainty over minister for disabled people role sparks backlash: 'What message does this send?'
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DWP

Uncertainty over minister for disabled people role sparks backlash: 'What message does this send?'

All the ways the government's childcare plans will help richer parents and hurt the poor
30 hours free childcare
Childcare

All the ways the government's childcare plans will help richer parents and hurt the poor

Net migration to UK hit record high in 2022, new figures show – with 'strong public support'
Migration

Net migration to UK hit record high in 2022, new figures show – with 'strong public support'

Pensions, taxes and benefits: What does Autumn Statement 2023 mean for you and your bank balance?
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Autumn Statement

Pensions, taxes and benefits: What does Autumn Statement 2023 mean for you and your bank balance?