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DWP faces High Court battle over 'morally bankrupt' legacy benefits rule
Disabled activists march on Euston Road to protest against legacy benefits decision
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DWP faces High Court battle over 'morally bankrupt' legacy benefits rule

‘It’s going to be a dark winter’: Universal credit claimants respond to the Budget
Universal credit claimants will keep 45p for every £1 they earn at work, starting in December.
Social Justice

‘It’s going to be a dark winter’: Universal credit claimants respond to the Budget

Sunak announces support for working universal credit claimants in Budget speech
Rishi Sunak, who is making universal credit changes, making an announcement with a union flag behind him
Politics

Sunak announces support for working universal credit claimants in Budget speech

Kent Tories slammed over universal credit cut 'sweepstake'
Kent Cllr Paul Bartlett, who revealed Tory councillors had organised a sweepstake as to when the universal credit cut would be mentioned at a town hall meeting.
Politics

Kent Tories slammed over universal credit cut 'sweepstake'

‘Do it for the children’: Families plead with Sunak to reverse universal credit cut
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‘Do it for the children’: Families plead with Sunak to reverse universal credit cut

‘They took away my future’: Teenager forced to quit college after universal credit cut
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‘They took away my future’: Teenager forced to quit college after universal credit cut

'What kidnappers do' - DWP forcing universal credit claimants to pose for photo with daily paper
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'What kidnappers do' - DWP forcing universal credit claimants to pose for photo with daily paper

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

Make breakfast clubs a priority in child poverty fight, government told
Rachel de Souza talking about child poverty
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Make breakfast clubs a priority in child poverty fight, government told

Rent arrears ‘much worse than feared’ ahead of UK cost of living crisis
Couple arguing over rent arrears
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'

How much you would get in universal credit if you lost your job today
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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
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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
The worst-affected areas were London, the south west and the east of England, where the poorest households shelled out over 50% of their monthly income on even the cheapest available rents.
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
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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
Rishi Sunak reviews paper at his desk in front of a union jack
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
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Universal credit cut: Senior NHS nurse says she goes to work worrying about bailiffs

What’s in Rishi Sunak’s £500m plan for jobs?
Rishi Sunak at Conservative Part Conference 2021
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
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Rishi Sunak says Brits should be ‘grateful’ for austerity as he all but confirms universal credit cut

Families on universal credit going hungry even before £20-per-week cut
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Families on universal credit going hungry even before £20-per-week cut