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Ken Loach: Tory government ‘callous, brutal and disgraceful’ and ‘must be removed’

Accepting the award for best British film at the Bafta awards in London, the veteran director says politicians speak for corporations – and film-makers must stand with the poor and vulnerable.

I, Daniel Blake Official Trailer – Palme d’Or Winner

Award winning benefits drama I, Daniel Blake by British filmmaker Ken Loach will be in cinemas from October 21. Watch the official trailer here.

Ken Loach: Punishing The Poor Is Part Of David Cameron’s Project

Film-maker says it would be pointless to show his Palme d’Or-winner I, Daniel Blake to Conservative government.

Ken Loach Stuns At Cannes 2016 With Palme d’Or Win For I, Daniel Blake

The 79-year-old Briton has triumphed at the Cannes film festival for the second time with his welfare state drama.

‘Conscious Cruelty’: Ken Loach’s Shock At Benefit Sanctions And Food Banks

‘Hunger is being used as a weapon,’ says veteran director, calling for public rage over situation he says is worse than when he made Cathy Come Home in 1966.




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.

Man missing part of his skull told he’s ‘not disabled enough’ for disability benefits

"You can literally feel my brain and the edges of my skull where it’s been cut off".