Housing Benefit Cuts

Tory Minister Defends Saying Landlords Can Kick Out Benefit Claimants

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Politics

Tory minister Kris Hopkins has defended saying that it would be "perfectly legitimate" for private landlords to evict tenants on housing benefit after...

Young People Live Lives of Luxury on Housing Benefit... Or Do They?

Paul Noblet | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK
Paul Noblet

George Osborne has announced the Conservative Party would cut housing benefit for under-25s after the next election as part of £25billion spending cuts, removing a vital lifeline for many homeless young people who are already struggling financially. Such a move would be catastrophic for the 6,000 homeless young people Centrepoint supports each year.

Private Landlord 'Blacklisting' of Housing Benefit Tenants Highlights UK Human Rights Failures

Professor Aoife Nolan | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK Politics
Professor Aoife Nolan

So what can be done? There is no international human rights court that can force the UK to comply with its human rights obligations.

Felicity A Morse

Families Claim £100,000 In Housing Benefit... Really George?

HuffingtonPost.com | Felicity A Morse | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Politics

As part of his bid to justify a raft of new welfare reforms, George Osborne pointed to families claiming as much as £100,000 a year in housing benefi...

Ministers 'Worryingly Unaware' Of Impact Of Housing Benefit Cuts

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK Politics

The Department of Work and Pensions has little idea how plans to cut housing benefit will affect claimants and if the reforms will even save money, MP...

PM: Royal Family Leading To 'Serious Resentment' Among Hardworking Families

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK Comedy

David Cameron has admitted that the royal family is causing “huge resentment” for hardworking taxpayers. "Some people work hard for a living, w...