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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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Austerity Britain: Crippling benefit cuts will leave families £891 worse off this year

Austerity Britain: Crippling benefit cuts will leave families £891 worse off this year | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Nearly 10 million households will be hit by the Tory-led Coalition’s brutal austerity measures
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IDS: Welfare Reforms Won't Cut Benefit Bill

IDS: Welfare Reforms Won't Cut Benefit Bill | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Iain Duncan Smith says controversial benefit reforms, which come in to force next week, will not cut the UK's welfare bill.
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Occupied bedroom tax: Campaigners warn stealth raid on housing benefit in October will lead to surge in young homelessness

Occupied bedroom tax: Campaigners warn stealth raid on housing benefit in October will lead to surge in young homelessness | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
New rules coming into force this year will stop young jobseekers living at home from receiving help with housing costs
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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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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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Boris Johnson proposes flat tax scheme that would hammer the poor but could save him £100,000

Boris Johnson proposes flat tax scheme that would hammer the poor but could save him £100,000 | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
The millionaire mayor's harebrained scheme would see the government steal from the poor and give to the rich

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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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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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IDS: Welfare Reforms Won't Cut Benefit Bill

IDS: Welfare Reforms Won't Cut Benefit Bill | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Iain Duncan Smith says controversial benefit reforms, which come in to force next week, will not cut the UK's welfare bill.
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Universal Credit – Pathfinder update - DWP

Universal Credit – Pathfinder update - DWP | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

The Department for Work and Pensions released operational details on the early roll-out of Universal Credit today, confirming that the new benefit would start early in the Manchester and Cheshire areas from the end of April, before progressively rolling out nationally from October.

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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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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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Benefit cuts: The day of reckoning draws near

Benefit cuts: The day of reckoning draws near | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
April 2013 is D-day for literally millions of people who rely on welfare benefits or tax credits to help make ends meet.  Next month, a whole raft of cuts and changes to the benefits system start t...
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