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Scrapping housing benefit for under 25s will only feed youth homelessness | Left Foot Forward

Scrapping housing benefit for under 25s will only feed youth homelessness | Left Foot Forward | Bedroom tax | Scoop.it
It is unlikely that scrapping housing benefit for under-25s will mean that claimants will go back to living with parents.

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Majority of SNP MPs absent from bedroom tax vote | Left Foot Forward

Majority of SNP MPs absent from bedroom tax vote | Left Foot Forward | Bedroom tax | Scoop.it
Just two Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) MPs turned up to vote against the bedroom tax in the House of Commons earlier today after a prosal to repeal the tax was put forward by Labour MP Ian Lavery.

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Tories in foodbank 'cover-up'

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The Tory Work and ­Pensions Secretary dropped a rule requiring Jobcentres to record why people need emergency meals
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Sorry bout late reply, been off line for a while.NO ELECTRICITITY. Px

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Personal Independence Payment statistics - Press releases - GOV.UK

Personal Independence Payment statistics - Press releases - GOV.UK | Bedroom tax | Scoop.it
The first official statistics for claims of Personal Independence Payment – show 37% of standard claims have been successful.

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Benefit cap 'not achieving aims'

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The government's benefit cap will struggle to meet its aims of encouraging people into work and saving taxpayers' money, a report suggests.


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