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‘What kidnappers do’ – DWP forcing universal credit claimants to pose for photo with daily paper
Social Justice

‘What kidnappers do’ – DWP forcing universal credit claimants to pose for photo with daily paper

One person trying to claim universal credit was told to have someone else take a photo of them holding a street sign in their right hand.

Children in poverty 70% more likely to develop asthma for life
Social Justice

Children in poverty 70% more likely to develop asthma for life

Living in low-income, overcrowded households has a greater impact on persistent asthma among children than any other factor, researchers said.

Make breakfast clubs a priority in child poverty fight, government told
Social Justice

Make breakfast clubs a priority in child poverty fight, government told

Welfare system reforms which “focus on families” could unlock the potential of England’s children, Rachel de Souza told peers.

Rent arrears ‘much worse than feared’ ahead of UK cost of living crisis
Housing

Rent arrears ‘much worse than feared’ ahead of UK cost of living crisis

More than 50 organisations call on government to prevent impending ‘mass homelessness crisis’
Housing

More than 50 organisations call on government to prevent impending ‘mass homelessness crisis’

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How much you would get in universal credit if you lost your job today
Social Justice

How much you would get in universal credit if you lost your job today

Food banks are already running out of food and say it’s going to get worse
Social Justice

Food banks are already running out of food and say it’s going to get worse

Just two regions in England have affordable rents for poorest families
Housing

Just two regions in England have affordable rents for poorest families

Thérèse Coffey criticised for singing ‘Time of My Life’ at karaoke amid universal credit cut
Politics

Thérèse Coffey criticised for singing ‘Time of My Life’ at karaoke amid universal credit cut

Millions facing ‘daily battle’ as government cuts universal credit
Social Justice

Millions facing ‘daily battle’ as government cuts universal credit

Universal credit cut: Senior NHS nurse says she goes to work worrying about bailiffs
Social Justice

Universal credit cut: Senior NHS nurse says she goes to work worrying about bailiffs

What’s in Rishi Sunak’s £500m plan for jobs?
Employment

What’s in Rishi Sunak’s £500m plan for jobs?

Rishi Sunak says Brits should be ‘grateful’ for austerity as he all but confirms universal credit cut
Social Justice

Rishi Sunak says Brits should be ‘grateful’ for austerity as he all but confirms universal credit cut

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‘We matter less than others’: Disabled people protest after missing out on Covid support
Social Justice

‘We matter less than others’: Disabled people protest after missing out on Covid support

Universal credit cut: What £20 can get you in a supermarket
Social Justice

Universal credit cut: What £20 can get you in a supermarket

All the campaigners urging Boris Johnson not to cut universal credit
Social Justice

All the campaigners urging Boris Johnson not to cut universal credit

UK poverty: the facts, figures and effects
Social Justice

UK poverty: the facts, figures and effects

Demand for energy bills advice soars by 9,000% amid gas crisis
Social Justice

Demand for energy bills advice soars by 9,000% amid gas crisis

Basic income campaigners set to give out free cash ahead of universal credit cut
News

Basic income campaigners set to give out free cash ahead of universal credit cut

Life as a debt advisor: Universal credit is the one constant struggle
Opinion

Life as a debt advisor: Universal credit is the one constant struggle

Death of the high street: Why can’t Dover afford a Big Issue seller?
News

Death of the high street: Why can’t Dover afford a Big Issue seller?

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‘£20 cut would repeat past mistakes’ universal credit campaigners tell PM
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‘£20 cut would repeat past mistakes’ universal credit campaigners tell PM

At least 1 in 7 Tory MPs oppose universal credit cut amid growing backlash
Politics

At least 1 in 7 Tory MPs oppose universal credit cut amid growing backlash

700,000 households don’t receive enough from universal credit to pay rent
News

700,000 households don’t receive enough from universal credit to pay rent

Universal credit journal: What it is, where to log in and more
News

Universal credit journal: What it is, where to log in and more

MPs up pressure on Government to keep £20 Universal Credit increase
News

MPs up pressure on Government to keep £20 Universal Credit increase

Universal Credit claimants need certainty, not ‘alms for the poor’
Opinion

Universal Credit claimants need certainty, not ‘alms for the poor’

‘We’re close to homeless’: The impact of Universal Credit deductions
News

‘We’re close to homeless’: The impact of Universal Credit deductions

More than half of Brits support increasing Universal Credit, says Unite
News

More than half of Brits support increasing Universal Credit, says Unite

Universal Credit rollout ‘devastating’ for disabled people, campaigners warn
News

Universal Credit rollout ‘devastating’ for disabled people, campaigners warn

Charities urge Government to halt benefit sanctions during pandemic
News

Charities urge Government to halt benefit sanctions during pandemic

People on Universal Credit ‘more at risk of falling behind on rent’
News

People on Universal Credit ‘more at risk of falling behind on rent’

‘Face reality’ of Universal Credit not Duncan Smith’s plan, say charities
News

‘Face reality’ of Universal Credit not Duncan Smith’s plan, say charities