Benefits Cuts

Women Are Missing In This General Election

Nona Buckley-Irvine | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Politics
Nona Buckley-Irvine

So let us harness the fact that we have this incredible scenario where there is female representation. And let us use it to push all the political parties to talk in gendered terms, and acknowledge the fact that socio economic inequality in the UK is gendered. And it has to change.

People Using Foodbanks Are Hard-Up Not Hungry

Dave Clements | Posted 29.06.2014 | UK Politics
Dave Clements

The economic crisis, not just the recent downturn, is all too real and unprecedented in its apparent resistance to the interventions of a clueless political class. But exaggerating the extent of the so-called 'food poverty' problem isn't helping anybody.

Benefit Cuts Are 'Unjust'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK

A group of leading churches has branded the Government's cuts to benefits as "unjust", saying the most vulnerable people are paying a "disproportionat...

Felicity A Morse

Welfare Cuts Could Lead To 'Lord Of The Flies Style Civil Unrest'

HuffingtonPost.com | Felicity A Morse | Posted 27.02.2013 | UK Politics

A damning picture of communities stricken by poverty, crime and unrest, tenants savagely competing "Lord of the Flies" style for housing, has been dra...

Benefits Bill Passes First Commons Vote

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2013 | UK Politics

The Government’s controversial plans for a real-terms cut in working-age benefits have cleared their first Commons hurdle by 324 votes to 268, major...

Felicity A Morse

Welfare Uprating Bill Will 'Punish The Poorest'

HuffingtonPost.com | Felicity A Morse | Posted 08.01.2013 | UK Politics

As MPs gather to vote on plans to cap benefits and slash a further £5 billion from the welfare bill, a single mother affected by the cuts told the Hu...