Food poverty is an extreme example of what happens when the welfare system breaks down.
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The bedroom tax might be the clearest example of the coalition punishing the poor for the financial crisis.
Working class voters, who the left is supposed to champion, want a fairer and more contributory welfare system.
TweetHis welfare schemes keep imploding, severely ill people keep being declared fit for work and so many people are falling through cracks in the benefits system that food bank use surpassed a million this year. Yet Iain Duncan Smith soldiers on. The media seem obsessed with discussing Ed Miliband’s appearance, but the man who has […]
A jump in the number of housing benefit claimants shows the government is prioritising being ‘tough’ about benefits ahead of being correct about them.
Labour and Unite have slammed the government’s new mandatory Community Work Placement scheme, reports Rob Edwards.