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'An absolute disgrace': Benefit claimants share stories of being plunged into debt by DWP
DWP
The Big Issue

'An absolute disgrace': Benefit claimants share stories of being plunged into debt by DWP

Following our reporting, benefit claimants share their experiences of facing debt following mistakes made by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
Women share harrowing accounts of painful NHS hysteroscopies: 'I begged the doctor to stop'
Health

Women share harrowing accounts of painful NHS hysteroscopies: 'I begged the doctor to stop'

Capitalism is the root of all our problems. We need to stop focusing on profit and listen to nature
Capitalism: Skyscrapers in the city of London
Letters

Capitalism is the root of all our problems. We need to stop focusing on profit and listen to nature

It's time to offer a safe route for asylum seekers arriving in boats
Letters

It's time to offer a safe route for asylum seekers arriving in boats

Help us find Britain’s most expensive train tickets
Activism

Help us find Britain’s most expensive train tickets

Should tenants get a share of the profits of their landlords' buy-to-let? Readers have their say
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Letters

Should tenants get a share of the profits of their landlords' buy-to-let? Readers have their say

'Stressful and depressing': More of your stories from DWP benefits assessments
Your views

'Stressful and depressing': More of your stories from DWP benefits assessments

‘They make me feel like a criminal’: Your stories of DWP benefits assessments
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‘They make me feel like a criminal’: Your stories of DWP benefits assessments

When it comes to public spending, Labour and the Tories are two sides of the same coin
Labour shadow secretary of state for health and social care Wes Streeting
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When it comes to public spending, Labour and the Tories are two sides of the same coin

I had a paragliding accident, straight into a hill. I cannot express how lucky I feel that we have the NHS.
Hope Elletson

I had a paragliding accident, straight into a hill. I cannot express how lucky I feel that we have the NHS.

'Why are we being penalised?': A reader's retirement has brought unexpected hardship
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'Why are we being penalised?': A reader's retirement has brought unexpected hardship

'I have no idea what happens to people like us': Your response to the Renters Reform Bill
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'I have no idea what happens to people like us': Your response to the Renters Reform Bill

'I had to sell all my possessions just to feed myself': More of your stories on DWP PIP rejections
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Letters

'I had to sell all my possessions just to feed myself': More of your stories on DWP PIP rejections

'Truly sickening': Your stories of the DWP rejecting PIP disability benefit appeals
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'Truly sickening': Your stories of the DWP rejecting PIP disability benefit appeals

Your views: The Renters Reform Bill
Illustration of a house with a lifebelt around it
Letters

Your views: The Renters Reform Bill

There's no use in governments being more businesslike if their values are already lacking
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Letters

There's no use in governments being more businesslike if their values are already lacking

Too much power has been grabbed by the bad guys
kill the bill protests
Letters

Too much power has been grabbed by the bad guys

Readers debate the causes of inflation: is it higher wages or corporate greed?
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Letters

Readers debate the causes of inflation: is it higher wages or corporate greed?

Here's what readers had to say about our article on absenteeism in school
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Letters

Here's what readers had to say about our article on absenteeism in school

Poundbury is not the utopian dream we were promised. Here's why
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Letters

Poundbury is not the utopian dream we were promised. Here's why

Ulez expansion will leave Londoners stranded
Ulez sign in London
Letters

Ulez expansion will leave Londoners stranded

Is Rishi Sunak's anti-social behaviour plan a step too far? We asked you
Your Views

Is Rishi Sunak's anti-social behaviour plan a step too far? We asked you

Rent help for the unemployed doesn't extend to those still living at home
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Letters

Rent help for the unemployed doesn't extend to those still living at home

Your views on our water supply: wrecked by privatisation
Letters

Your views on our water supply: wrecked by privatisation

Twenty years on from Iraq, a reader asks: what did Blair truly believe?
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Twenty years on from Iraq, a reader asks: what did Blair truly believe?