Stoke-on-Trent council called ‘callous’ for proposing penalty notice in city centre followed by court appearance and fine.
Government figures show 23,186 social rented properties were sold by councils in 2016-17 alone.
Resolution Foundation says Brits face the "longest period of continuous falls in disposable incomes in over 60 years".
Rise in personal tax allowance benefits higher ratepayers by £340 a year with basic rate band £70 better off and universal credit recipients better by just 50p per week.
Tories welcome changes to hardship loans and housing benefit but Labour calls for welfare system rollout to be paused and fixed.
NHS figures show drop of 1,193 family doctors in past year, despite pledge to increase numbers by 5,000 by 2020.
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Research reveals the financial difficulties faced by older people struggling to keep their homes warm as winter approaches.
Public sector workers have been battered by pay austerity since 2010, says Unite.
Opposition calls for major changes, including cuts to the six-week period that claimants have to wait for payments.
The chancellor’s untimely slip carried echoes of Lamont’s remark that people out of work was a price worth paying.
Peabody Trust says 42-day wait means 60,000 households, with over 40,000 children, will receive no income until after festive season.
Frank Field, Chairman of the Work and Pensions Select Committee, said the scale of the error is of "historic proportions".
Government urged to undertake a 'cumulative impact assessment' of all tax and social security policies.
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