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Why the government is changing disability benefits - Channel 4 News

Why the government is changing disability benefits - Channel 4 News | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
The government has labelled the 20-year-old disability living allowance outdated, but its proposed replacement has not been widely welcomed. Social affairs editor Jackie Long explains the changes.
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The Debate Over Welfare Reform in Britain ... and Even France

The Debate Over Welfare Reform in Britain ... and Even France | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
The claim by a wealthy British politician this week that he could live on just a few pounds a day is reigniting debate over how much welfare support governments should provide for the poor.
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Disability benefits shake-up: 'unfair' to deaf children - Channel 4 News

Disability benefits shake-up: 'unfair' to deaf children - Channel 4 News | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
The government's plans to reform disability benefits will penalise deaf children, according to a leading charity.
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Iain Duncan Smith welfare reforms threatened by fraud, warn MPs

Iain Duncan Smith welfare reforms threatened by fraud, warn MPs | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
MPs say that “urgent action” is needed to improve the IT system for the scheme which comes into force at the end of this month
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Welfare reform: It's class war, but not in the way you'd expect - Telegraph

Welfare reform: It's class war, but not in the way you'd expect - Telegraph | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
The Left appears to think welfare reform is sacrilegious – but to the dismay of hand-wringing commentators, those trapped on benefits take a very different view
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Welfare reform: It's class war, but not in the way you'd expect - Telegraph

Welfare reform: It's class war, but not in the way you'd expect - Telegraph | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
The Left appears to think welfare reform is sacrilegious – but to the dismay of hand-wringing commentators, those trapped on benefits take a very different view
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A welfare crisis engulfs the nation, but Labour sits idly by - Telegraph

A welfare crisis engulfs the nation, but Labour sits idly by - Telegraph | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Caution has served Ed Miliband well so far, but the time has come for more than rhetoric
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THEIR COLOUR SHOULD B TELLOW

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"People like you" worse off under welfare reform | Citizens Advice blog

"People like you" worse off under welfare reform | Citizens Advice blog | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Policy Officer Sue Royston takes a look at George Osborne's speech on welfare reform for people like you
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The middle class loves the welfare state – but the poor hate it, because they see the devastating impact it has – Telegraph Blogs

The middle class loves the welfare state – but the poor hate it, because they see the devastating impact it has – Telegraph Blogs | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Comfortably off liberals are always bemused to discover that the working classes and poor do not share their love of the welfare state.
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Editorial: The welfare state enters a new, and riskier, era

Editorial: The welfare state enters a new, and riskier, era | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
In a way, ministers might be annoyed that most of the running, in terms of hostility, has been made by the “bedroom tax”.
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Universal Credit and future funding: social housing sector reveals its greatest fears » Housing » 24dash.com

Universal Credit and future funding: social housing sector reveals its greatest fears » Housing » 24dash.com | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Housing associations are nearly as concerned with funding as they are with Universal Credit (UC), a new survey has revealed.
And some respondents to Housing e-Academy's poll are even questioning the social housing sector's future viability.
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Welfare reform leaves families '£2.3bn' worse off | News | Inside Housing

Welfare reform leaves families '£2.3bn' worse off | News | Inside Housing | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Low income families will be £2.3 billion worse off as a result of the government’s welfare reforms, says a charity.
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Change To Disability Benefits Appeals Process Could Leave People Penniless

Change To Disability Benefits Appeals Process Could Leave People Penniless | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
A double whammy of a revised appeals process and the abolition of legal aid threatens to deny benefits to vulnerable claimants
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Rent arrears fear at welfare reform - ITV News

Rent arrears fear at welfare reform - ITV News | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Read Rent arrears fear at welfare reform latest on ITV News. All the Politics, UK news
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DWP must reassess impact of ‘bedroom tax’, say MPs | Public Finance — official CIPFA magazine

DWP must reassess impact of ‘bedroom tax’, say MPs | Public Finance — official CIPFA magazine | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
MPs today urged the Department for Work and Pensions to re-examine the impact of the 'bedroom tax', warning that the Housing Benefit reductions could hit divorced parents and disabled people.
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Universal credit benefits changes: tenants should have right to choose how rent is paid - Telegraph

Universal credit benefits changes: tenants should have right to choose how rent is paid - Telegraph | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
David Orr, chief executive of the National Housing Federation, says he is "enthusiastic about 'making work pay'" but can see "transition problems" when it comes to benefit changes.
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IDS challenged to live on £53 a week by man who gets £156 - Telegraph

IDS challenged to live on £53 a week by man who gets £156 - Telegraph | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
The market trader who challenged Iain Duncan Smith to live on £53 a week is receiving three times that amount himself.
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Welfare reform: It's class war, but not in the way you'd expect - Telegraph

Welfare reform: It's class war, but not in the way you'd expect - Telegraph | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
The Left appears to think welfare reform is sacrilegious – but to the dismay of hand-wringing commentators, those trapped on benefits take a very different view
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A welfare crisis engulfs the nation, but Labour sits idly by - Telegraph

A welfare crisis engulfs the nation, but Labour sits idly by - Telegraph | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Caution has served Ed Miliband well so far, but the time has come for more than rhetoric
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THEIR COLOUR SHOULD B TELLOW

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"People like you" worse off under welfare reform | Citizens Advice blog

"People like you" worse off under welfare reform | Citizens Advice blog | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Policy Officer Sue Royston takes a look at George Osborne's speech on welfare reform for people like you
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No, comrades. Welfare reform isn't about hurting poor people. It's about trying to make them richer

No, comrades. Welfare reform isn't about hurting poor people. It's about trying to make them richer | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Conservative MEP DANIEL HANNAN: A collective madness has seized the BBC and our Left-wing papers. They cannot discuss the Coalition’s welfare reforms without an unfocused rage that no longer bears any relation to the facts.
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Editorial: The welfare state enters a new, and riskier, era

Editorial: The welfare state enters a new, and riskier, era | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
In a way, ministers might be annoyed that most of the running, in terms of hostility, has been made by the “bedroom tax”.
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BREAKING: Osborne living in dream world over welfare, says TUC - UnionNews

BREAKING: Osborne living in dream world over welfare, says TUC - UnionNews | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
O'Grady says if Chancellor wants work to pay he should not axe in-work benefits
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Welfare reform will be 'traumatic for many' | News | Inside Housing

Welfare reform will be 'traumatic for many' | News | Inside Housing | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
The Welsh communities minister has said the government’s radical welfare reform agenda will have a ‘devastating impact’ on the country.
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'Welfare' cuts: how the right gets the public on its side

'Welfare' cuts: how the right gets the public on its side | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Suzanne Moore: How do you change the attitudes of those who support these cuts? The left must appeal to hearts as well as minds
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