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Panorama 🌐 Nov 12
‘I’m absolutely worn out’ Anthony is facing eviction next week from his council house for falling behind on his rent. He has nowhere to go. He claims , which is normally paid straight to claimants, rather than direct to the landlord.
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Dan Nov 12
No sympathy. If you want to earn and live a comfortable lifestyle you HAVE to work, chap in a council flat claiming cannot afford food and rent, smoking a cigarette with a dog? Multi missed meetings at the Job Centre - claiming computers are unusable.
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I was a JSA claimant Nov 12
If anyone watching thinks these examples are unusual, blips in the system, then think again - they are not. In fact, these stories are very common and they are happening across the whole of the UK. The problem is Government don't want to listen.
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Megan Blake 3m
What if you had no savings and your next bit of income was 5 or 10 weeks away or longer? What would you do? What would that mean? This is what does.
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Liz McInnes Nov 19
📽️ WATCH: I've just asked the new Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Amber Rudd if she will listen to the warnings of UN rapporteur on and
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Juniorchubbs 2h
No wonder folk are at the end of their tether with . If you work, you only get 63p per pound you earn. What's the point?
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Christina 33m
Amber Rudd scowling at United Nations Report which highlights that Tory Gov't Policies & has caused great suffering & suffering that could have been avoided if Tory Gov't would have made decisions that considered the dreadful impact on peoples' lives. Truth hurts
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Jack D 🌹| #GTTO | Nov 16
Theresa May is hailed as a hero for doing her job and standing up in parliament for 3 hours. Meanwhile a nurse at your local hospital is on their way to a foodbank, having just finished a 12 hour shift.
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Peter Heap 4h
I can't believe I'm going to say this! Me and my mother are going to be made homeless in the next few weeks if we don't stump up cash. Both of us have had our payments reduced. We are desperately in need of your help financially 😭
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Margaret Greenwood Nov 12
It's deeply worrying that despite evidence of the kind presented in this programme about the impact UC is having, the govt is determined to press ahead with the next phase
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CroneAlone👿 34s
Another (I know-there's loads) shocking feature of is it's paid on a calendar monthly cycle. Some 'months' can have 5 paydays. Benefits always were calculated on a weekly basis
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Jackie Rogers Nov 17
Calling all parents of under-5s! Are you getting childcare support through Universal Credit? Finding it tough? wants to hear from you, as we campaign to Make Childcare Work!
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Alex Tiffin 6h
Tory Minister brags about himself and the deficit when questioned about a severely disabled claimant. , who thinks benefits should be repayable loans, shows his complete callousness and ignorance on . READ and SHARE
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i mac 5h
Afusa the only one standing up against and joco should shut Haflon up and let others talk
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rightsnet 2h
Full Service rolls out to more GB postcodes this week
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Debbie Abrahams MP Nov 19
📺 WATCH my Point of Order about ’s comments which brought shame on the Government and Parliament after he dismissed the plight of Emily Lydon - who was born with CJD and faces losing her home as a result of moving onto - on BBC’s yesterday.
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Peter Heap 36s
I don't like her or the . I'm going to be homeless in 2+ weeks. Please help me and my mother raise funds to pay off the rent arrears have incurred, as a result of the benefit. I'm suffering so badly with depression and anxiety, I hate it 😣
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StopUKPoverty Nov 15
A new study by public health officials links to increased risk of suicide and condemns it as a threat to the public's health. It concludes UC is "... actively creating poverty and destitution" and "not fit for purpose for many people ..."
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UK House of Commons Nov 19
Following her return to the Cabinet on Friday, takes to the despatch box for her first Oral Questions as Secretary of State. Watch as MPs ask about workless households, & more:
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Adrian Venditti 7h
Sadly a possible repeat of what happened when has been rolled out elsewhere. Lack of access to a PC and internet the biggest barrier for many to apply & submit ongoing journals. US govt statistics via Electronic Frontier Foundation show limited internet for many
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