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Disabled people’s needs ignored by the UK fashion industry

75% of disabled people say their needs are not being met by mainstream fashion in UK.

One in four households facing homelessness are already in work

Campaigners calls for the reversal of social security benefit cuts.

‘Shocking’ impact of UK welfare cuts revealed

Impact of Tory welfare cuts on Scottish households laid bare in damning new report.

Unpaid carers unable to see a doctor because they can’t get a break from caring

Charity calls for better support for unpaid carers to enable them to take breaks from caring.

Homelessness in England soars 11% as campaigners demand £12.8bn every year for social housing

Campaigners blame a national shortage in homes for social rent and cuts to social security benefits.

130,000 families forced to live in one-bed flats, research shows

National Housing Federation calls for a £12.8bn investment in social housing.

Disabled people still disproportionally affected by the ‘bedroom tax’

71% of affected households in England have at least one member who is sick or disabled.

New funeral benefit to launch in Scotland

Improved financial support to help with bereavement costs.

Exclusive: ‘Suicidal’ Universal Credit claimant left with six months of rent arrears

She was left at risk of eviction, despite living with a disability and suffering from serious mental health issues.

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Disabled people’s needs ignored by the UK fashion industry

75% of disabled people say their needs are not being met by mainstream fashion in UK.

Unpaid carers unable to see a doctor because they can’t get a break from caring

Charity calls for better support for unpaid carers to enable them to take breaks from caring.

130,000 families forced to live in one-bed flats, research shows

National Housing Federation calls for a £12.8bn investment in social housing.

New funeral benefit to launch in Scotland

Improved financial support to help with bereavement costs.

New DWP Secretary called for ‘tax on pensioners’

Tories can't be trusted on pensions, says SNP MP.

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Exclusive: ‘Suicidal’ Universal Credit claimant left with six months of rent arrears

She was left at risk of eviction, despite living with a disability and suffering from serious mental health issues.

Universal Credit: Mentally ill man asked how often he changes his underwear

"I constantly had to use the money I would for food to top up my rent."