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Homeless charities slam ‘open season’ on street people

Police and vigilantes are seeking to ‘other’ people on the street, says chief executive of Crisis.

PM Has Broken Pledges To Help Disadvantaged, Says Tory Ex-Minister

David Cameron’s promise to fix ‘broken Britain’ has been forgotten, claims doctor.

Unicef Criticises UK’s Failure To Tackle Child Inequality

If not for benefits like tax credits the income gap between poor and wealthier children would be among the highest in Europe, says UNICEF.

NHS Vows To Transform Mental Health Services With Extra £1bn A Year

Taskforce calls for provision of 24/7 support for people in crisis and 10% reduction in suicide rates.

John Major Blasts ‘Shocking’ Inequality Levels In Britain

Former Conservative prime minister wants to see greater concentration on people failed by the system.

Cameron Responds To Question Time Tax Credits Complaint

Spokesman says cuts are part of package aimed at increasing wages, after Michelle Dorrell says Tories have lost her vote.




Housing associations rake in record profits while only building 597 homes for social rent

Housing associations appear to be moving away from building social housing in favour of more profitable options.

Disabled man had to sleep rough and ‘sofa surf’ because of council faults

Ombudsman says Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead did not act quickly enough to find him suitable accommodation.

DWP win legal case which could “severely curtail” benefit claimant’s human rights

Win could prevent benefit claimants from using the Human Rights Act when challenging cruel benefits decisions at tribunal.

Welfare debate highlights the very worst of Tory ‘callousness’ towards Britain’s poorest

Tories "have their heads firmly in the sand" over the devastating impact of their welfare policies, says SNP MP.

Child Benefit and Tax Credit payment dates over Easter 2018

Some people could receive their benefits up to four days early this Easter - here's what you need to know.

Benefits and tax credits payment dates Easter 2017

If you're worried about benefits and tax credits payments over Easter 2017 here are the dates you need to remember.