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Homeless people in Stoke still face swingeing cuts to vital support services.
Rochdale Council proposed changes to the way it provides care and accommodation for vulnerable and disabled adults.
Open letter calls on the Labour Party to include a pledge to end homelessness in its 2020 general election manifesto.
Letters: Disabled people need the Labour Party to unite and work harder to hold the government to account, a concerned citizen writes.
Unemployment figures are cleverly designed to make sure that people don't find out the facts, writes Mark Williams.
The weak and vulnerable should be cared for and valued as much as the privileged and powerful elite, writes Ms Z. Devi.
This weeks biggest news from Welfare Weekly and others.
If a DWP Decision Maker knowingly fabricates evidence to present to a Tribunal they would be "personally responsible", says former welfare rights lawyer.
Campaigners are deeply concerns over cuts to services and benefit sanctions for people with mental health problems.
Unemployed music composer was threatened with a benefit sanction when he described a mandatory work placement as 'pointless'.
Sick and disabled people don't 'choose' to claim benefits, they have no choice - writes Kathy Lamprell.
Capitalism is an 'ideology built on a fraudulent premise', writes Stephen Locke.
Disability benefit assessors have a 'lack of understanding and support', says claimant.
Millionaire landlords receiving housing benefit are stepping in where the council has failed, writes Rupert Chapman.
Campaigners have called for a cumulative impact assessment into benefit cuts and the support available to disabled people and carers.
Without carers, our NHS and social care systems would collapse. The average carer is saving the nation over £15,260 a year.
Benefit claimant 'stitching-up' needs to recognized as a criminally indictable offense, writes Samuel Miller.
If central government were as efficient as local government in collecting taxes then funding problems would be greatly eased, writes Cllr Sam Corcoran.
Labour could easily rise above the idiocy of the general public on benefits and immigration, writes Martyn Battle (warning: strong language)
In the North West women are earning 17.6% less than men an hour, writes Cllr. Sam Corcoran
Concerns that privatisation, as an option to be considered by the Council, could lead to a watering down of the terms and conditions for the carers.
Care provided by local GPs who know their patients is being threatened by the latest Conservative top-down reforms to be imposed on the NHS, writes Cllr Sam Corcoran.
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