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National food strategy won’t expand free school meals to another 1.1 million children, despite recommendations
Social Justice

National food strategy won’t expand free school meals to another 1.1 million children, despite recommendations

Green MP Caroline Lucas called the strategy an “unforgivably wasted opportunity”

‘I feel stuck’: How the cost of living crisis is impacting universal credit claimants
cost of living crisis

‘I feel stuck’: How the cost of living crisis is impacting universal credit claimants

The rising cost of living and energy prices means South Wales resident Kay Harris feels trapped in an endless cycle of having to choose to eat or stay warm

Universal credit switchover risks pushing people into ‘destitution’, charities warn
Welfare system

Universal credit switchover risks pushing people into ‘destitution’, charities warn

From this week letters will give claimants a deadline to apply for universal credit – and the DWP will be able to stop their existing benefits if they do not apply in time.

Universal credit switch will leave up to 900,000 benefit claimants worse off
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Universal credit switch will leave up to 900,000 benefit claimants worse off

DWP tries to scrap promise to report impact of universal credit
welfare system

DWP tries to scrap promise to report impact of universal credit

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Benefit claimants suspected of ‘wrong-doing and deceit’ when trying to access government support, says study
welfare system

Benefit claimants suspected of ‘wrong-doing and deceit’ when trying to access government support, says study

You could be £1,100 a year worse off from Friday in cost of living surge
cost of living crisis

You could be £1,100 a year worse off from Friday in cost of living surge

‘Gutted and furious’: How universal credit claimants feel about Rishi Sunak’s Spring Budget
Spring Budget

‘Gutted and furious’: How universal credit claimants feel about Rishi Sunak’s Spring Budget

Spring Budget will leave low-income families ‘stranded,’ say anti-poverty campaigners
Spring Budget

Spring Budget will leave low-income families ‘stranded,’ say anti-poverty campaigners

High Court rules millions of legacy benefits claimants won’t get backdated payments
Welfare system

High Court rules millions of legacy benefits claimants won’t get backdated payments

Broadband providers told to promote their deals for low-income families after millions miss out
Digital inclusion

Broadband providers told to promote their deals for low-income families after millions miss out

A record one in four people out of work say it’s due to long-term sickness
Unemployment

A record one in four people out of work say it’s due to long-term sickness

The DWP must start putting people before process
Ella Abraham

The DWP must start putting people before process

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A million people say they went a whole day without eating last month
cost of living crisis

A million people say they went a whole day without eating last month

Universal credit claimant already has two jobs and is pressured to get more work
welfare system

Universal credit claimant already has two jobs and is pressured to get more work

Universal credit claimants will be forced to apply for more jobs or lose their benefits
Universal Credit

Universal credit claimants will be forced to apply for more jobs or lose their benefits

Benefit claimants have designed a system to replace the ‘monstrous’ universal credit
welfare system

Benefit claimants have designed a system to replace the ‘monstrous’ universal credit

DWP discriminated against disabled people in switch to universal credit, says court
Universal Credit

DWP discriminated against disabled people in switch to universal credit, says court

‘Pull the other one’: Nadine Dorries ridiculed for claims BBC licence fee freeze will help cost of living
cost of living crisis

‘Pull the other one’: Nadine Dorries ridiculed for claims BBC licence fee freeze will help cost of living

Kew Gardens launches £1 entry for low-income families
Universal credit

Kew Gardens launches £1 entry for low-income families

Universal credit taper rate change does not help low-income families ‘live with dignity’
Universal Credit

Universal credit taper rate change does not help low-income families ‘live with dignity’

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

Sunak announces support for working universal credit claimants in Budget speech

Kent Tories slammed over universal credit cut ‘sweepstake’
Politics

Kent Tories slammed over universal credit cut ‘sweepstake’

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

‘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
Social Justice

‘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
Social Justice

‘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
Social Justice

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

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

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

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’

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

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