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My family cannot afford food: Girl, 8, writes heartfelt letter to MP

My family cannot afford food: Girl, 8, writes heartfelt letter to MP | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
An eight-year-old girl has written a heartfelt letter to a Labour MP about her family's poverty, raising new concerns about the cost of living in the process.

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Children of parents on benefits didn't ask for welfare - so don't degrade them publicly

Children of parents on benefits didn't ask for welfare - so don't degrade them publicly | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
I was seven years old when I first discovered that I was a thief.
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Under any welfare system, some deserving people lose and some undeserving people win – Telegraph Blogs

Under any welfare system, some deserving people lose and some undeserving people win – Telegraph Blogs | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Let's start with an obvious, though rarely admitted, truth. Under any welfare system as large as ours, there will be hard cases, unintended consequences, anomalies at both ends of the scale.
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10 lies we're told about welfare

10 lies we're told about welfare | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Ricky Tomlinson: Has someone made Jim Royle a policy adviser? Millions are being made poorer while we're fobbed off with porkies
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Girls primed for abuse by welfare cuts - Morning Star

Girls primed for abuse by welfare cuts - Morning Star | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

NUT delegates warned today that welfare cuts and "raunch culture" are priming young girls for abuse.

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Dog turns pooper scooper: Golden retriever helps disabled mum change nappies

Dog turns pooper scooper: Golden retriever helps disabled mum change nappies | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

Disabled mum Cheryl Alexander just has to say the word and he fetches the mat, the wet wipes and a new nappy, pulls off four-month-old Lily’s babygro, then bins the stinky old nappy.

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Alan Milburn: child poverty targets sure to be missed

Alan Milburn: child poverty targets sure to be missed | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Patrick Wintour: Government adviser says proposals are 'muddled and unclear', and income must remain the central measure
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Factcheck: Are 342 children a day being pushed into poverty? | Full Fact

Factcheck: Are 342 children a day being pushed into poverty? | Full Fact | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
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Coalition blow as charity pulls out of parenting campaign - Telegraph

Coalition blow as charity pulls out of parenting campaign - Telegraph | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
A high-profile Coalition drive to offer parenting classes in poor areas has suffered a major blow after an organisation tasked with providing tuition pulled out amid complaints over bureaucracy and lack of interest.
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Pupils 'going hungry' because of cuts

Pupils 'going hungry' because of cuts | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Schools are being forced to axe breakfast clubs – with the result that poorer pupils are turning up for lessons hungry and unable to concentrate.
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Stay-At-Home Mum Attacks Clegg On Childcare

Stay-At-Home Mum Attacks Clegg On Childcare | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Tax breaks to help working parents pay for childcare have provoked fury from mothers looking after their own children.
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Carol Petryszyn's comment, March 21, 2013 11:09 AM
it is your birth right to stay at home and care for your children, it is also the most important job in society and needs to be revered . there's something wrong in society if you think any different.
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Government policy to push 'children into poverty' | News | Inside Housing

Government policy to push 'children into poverty' | News | Inside Housing | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Government tax and spending policies will push an extra 600,000 children into poverty by 2015, the Child Poverty Action Group has warned.
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Poverty stricken and hungry - Local - West Sussex County Times

Poverty stricken and hungry - Local - West Sussex County Times | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
More than two thirds of children living in poverty in Horsham and the South Downs are missing out on free school meals, a charity has found.
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Don't Get Mad About The Mail's Use Of The Philpotts To Tarnish The Poor – Get Even

Don't Get Mad About The Mail's Use Of The Philpotts To Tarnish The Poor – Get Even | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
30 years of widening inequality stoked by post-2010 rhetoric have built a Tory Narnia riven by distrust. It doesn't have to be like this
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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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Osborne: we'll stop child benefits leaving UK - Telegraph

Osborne: we'll stop child benefits leaving UK - Telegraph | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Ministers are “wrestling” with ways to stop European Union immigrants from claiming child benefit in the UK and sending it abroad, George Osborne said on Tuesday, as he pledged to restore fairness to the welfare system.
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Girls primed for abuse by welfare cuts - Morning Star

Girls primed for abuse by welfare cuts - Morning Star | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

NUT delegates warned today that welfare cuts and "raunch culture" are priming young girls for abuse.

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Down's Syndrome girl, 7, thrown out of Cineworld cinema for 'laughing too loudly'

Down's Syndrome girl, 7, thrown out of Cineworld cinema for 'laughing too loudly' | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Sienna Brown was half way through the matinee of comedy The Croods when her family was told to leave as viewers had complained she was making too much noise
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Alan Milburn: child poverty targets sure to be missed

Alan Milburn: child poverty targets sure to be missed | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Patrick Wintour: Government adviser says proposals are 'muddled and unclear', and income must remain the central measure
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Factcheck: Are 342 children a day being pushed into poverty? | Full Fact

Factcheck: Are 342 children a day being pushed into poverty? | Full Fact | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
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Children will suffer under 'cheap' new Government child care plans - Telegraph

Children will suffer under 'cheap' new Government child care plans - Telegraph | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Children will suffer under Government plans to offer child care "on the cheap" by letting nursery staff care for more toddlers, an official adviser has warned.
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Coalition blow as charity pulls out of parenting campaign - Telegraph

Coalition blow as charity pulls out of parenting campaign - Telegraph | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
A high-profile Coalition drive to offer parenting classes in poor areas has suffered a major blow after an organisation tasked with providing tuition pulled out amid complaints over bureaucracy and lack of interest.
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New Childcare Policy Excludes Nearly 1m Of UK's Poorest Families

New Childcare Policy Excludes Nearly 1m Of UK's Poorest Families | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
More than half of most needy families not entitled to extra help because parents earn too little to pay income tax, says thinktank
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David Cameron's must end 'astounding' discrimination against stay-at-home mothers, says charity - Telegraph

David Cameron's must end 'astounding' discrimination against stay-at-home mothers, says charity - Telegraph | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
David Cameron should end his "astounding" discrimination against families with stay-at-home parents through the tax system, a leading charity has said.
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Poverty stricken and hungry - Local - West Sussex County Times

Poverty stricken and hungry - Local - West Sussex County Times | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
More than two thirds of children living in poverty in Horsham and the South Downs are missing out on free school meals, a charity has found.
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