Housing Benefit Cuts

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...