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Natalie Bloomer
Journalist at . Mum to a little girl. Got a story or want to pitch an idea? email: natalie.bloomer@politics.co.uk or DM.
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Natalie Bloomer 39s
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And another Tory MP suggesting tenants won't have to tell landlords they are on UC because it is paid direct to them and not the landlord.
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Natalie Bloomer 1h
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I've spent two days this week calling 100 estate agents in areas where UC had been rolled out. Believe me it hasn't stopped this happening
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He says it will stop landlords being able to descriminate against UC tenants.
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I mean this is quite a staggering level of ignorance. Does he think estate agents and landlords just take a tenants word for it?
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Just watched Tory MP Mark Harper say that UC being paid direct to tenant means landlords don't have to know they are on benefits.
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About an hor behind on the UC debate.
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Right, I'm going to have to catch up with the rest of the debate later. Got a parents evening to go to.
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He doesn't say if he agrees with that too. I'm guessing not.
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This is what else that blog says about the benefit freeze.
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He now quotes from this blog by the and says he agrees with them.
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Tory MP Michael Tomlinson says there's nothing cruel about getting people into work. Perhaps, but it is cruel to leave people destitute.
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Natalie Bloomer 3h
Iain Duncan Smith just congratulated David Gauke for his response to "quite a lot of scaremongering" over Universal Credit.
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Natalie Bloomer 3h
. comment on our investigation into landlords turning away tenants on Universal Credit
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Natalie Bloomer 3h
Tory MPs suggesting concerns over Universal Credit is just scaremongering really isn't a good look.
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Adam Bienkov 4h
Tories say MP missing vote on benefit delays in order to referee a football match has time 'better spent elsewhere'
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norman smith 4h
Seems Govt won't take part in vote after Universal Credit debate. Becoming a bit of a habit...
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politics.co.uk 4h
Private landlords are refusing to rent homes to people on Universal Credit
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Universal Credit debate just starting.
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Felicity Hannah 5h
This was one of the most heartbreaking stories I have ever researched. is not fit for purpose
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I was a JSA claimant 5h
DWP's Neil Couling said to W&P committee that landlords are housing UC claimants. shows otherwise
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