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How fair are changes to the benefits system? | Left Foot Forward

How fair are changes to the benefits system? | Left Foot Forward | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
To get an idea of just how fair the changes to the tax and welfare system are, Left Foot Forward have compiled a quick overview of some the changes and given them each a fairness score out of 10.
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Benefits Shake-Up 'To Cost Families Hundreds'

Benefits Shake-Up 'To Cost Families Hundreds' | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Labour attacks Government welfare plans as the Tories hail the success of getting hundreds of thousands off incapacity benefit.
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Families £891 worse off from April, new figures show | Left Foot Forward

Families £891 worse off from April, new figures show | Left Foot Forward | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Families will be an average of £891 worse off from next week because of tax rises and cuts to tax credits and benefits introduced since 2010, according to new figures.
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Welfare Cuts Will Cost Disabled People £28bn Over Five Years

Welfare Cuts Will Cost Disabled People £28bn Over Five Years | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Individuals will be hit by up to six different cuts and some could lose more than £20,000 each, research for the Guardian shows
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Disabled people 'hit by multiple benefit cuts' - Channel 4 News

Disabled people 'hit by multiple benefit cuts' - Channel 4 News | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Hundreds of thousands of disabled people will be worse off as a result of six different benefit cuts, according to Scope.
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Immigrants 'significantly less likely' to claim benefits - ITV News

Immigrants 'significantly less likely' to claim benefits - ITV News | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Read Immigrants 'significantly less likely' to claim benefits latest on ITV News. All the Politics, UK news
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Internships In London Out Of Reach Of Most UK Youngsters, Say TUC

Internships In London Out Of Reach Of Most UK Youngsters, Say TUC | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Many young people desperate for a job see unpaid internships as their best chance of getting experience of work.
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Sharp rise in number of homeless families

Sharp rise in number of homeless families | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
New figures show increase in homeless acceptances and families living in B&Bs.
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Disastrous Policies Throw Thousands More On The Dole

Disastrous Policies Throw Thousands More On The Dole | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Seven thousand more people joined the dole queue in the last three months of 2012, official figures revealed
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Lives of disabled 'valued less' in NHS, claim - Telegraph

Lives of disabled 'valued less' in NHS, claim - Telegraph | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
NHS doctors are more likely to allow patients to die if they suffer from a mental disability, a damning Government backed report suggests.
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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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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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Poorest families suffer rate of inflation '30% higher than the richest households'

Poorest families suffer rate of inflation '30% higher than the richest households' | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Rising costs mean that many parents are left struggling to provide basics for their children, such as heating, fruit and vegetables, according to the charity Barnardo's.
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Benefits Shake-Up 'To Cost Families Hundreds'

Benefits Shake-Up 'To Cost Families Hundreds' | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Labour attacks Government welfare plans as the Tories hail the success of getting hundreds of thousands off incapacity benefit.
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900,000 choose to come off sickness benefit ahead of tests - Telegraph

900,000 choose to come off sickness benefit ahead of tests - Telegraph | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Nearly 900,000 people who were on incapacity benefit dropped their claim to the payments rather than undergo a tough medical test, latest government figures show.
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Disabled people 'hit by multiple benefit cuts' - Channel 4 News

Disabled people 'hit by multiple benefit cuts' - Channel 4 News | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Hundreds of thousands of disabled people will be worse off as a result of six different benefit cuts, according to Scope.
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Thousands of jobless use food banks

Thousands of jobless use food banks | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Thousands of welfare claimants are being referred to food banks by Job Centre staff over concerns they have not got enough money to eat, the BBC learns.
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Workers are £10k in debt and begging for money to pay for basic needs

Workers are £10k in debt and begging for money to pay for basic needs | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
A report by union Unison showed 600 of its 1.3 million members sought help from its emergency welfare fund last year
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Internships In London Out Of Reach Of Most UK Youngsters, Say TUC

Internships In London Out Of Reach Of Most UK Youngsters, Say TUC | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Many young people desperate for a job see unpaid internships as their best chance of getting experience of work.
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Disability Hate-Crime Victims 'Being Failed'

Disability Hate-Crime Victims 'Being Failed' | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
A review finds police officers are often reluctant and too embarrassed to ask victims of crime if they are disabled.
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George Osborne's fairness claim torn apart by graph | Left Foot Forward

George Osborne's fairness claim torn apart by graph | Left Foot Forward | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

This distributional graph of the benefit freeze (blue) and personal allowance measures contained in the budget (red) shows how regressive both measures are.

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Fall in permanent job placements

Fall in permanent job placements | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
The number of new permanent jobs in Scotland has fallen for the first time in six months, according to a leading study.
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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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