Steven Preece


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Millions to be given just three months to apply for Universal Credit

DWP to restart 'managed migration' to Universal Credit despite warnings from charities.

Families forced to pawn their only belongings to pay for food and rent

Low-income families are pawning home goods to pay for food and rent.

Over 2.1 Million fed by Trussell Trust food banks

Trussell Trust calls for an immediate increase to social security benefits.

Two in five disabled workers pushed into hardship

Government must act now to help disabled workers and their families, says TUC.

Unpaid carers at the back of the queue for council services, says charity

Councils urged to completely reopen and restore local services for unpaid carers following Covid pandemic.


Bailiff evictions rise by 39% during cost of living crisis

Government urged to lift the freeze on housing benefits so that they reflect actual housing costs.

£500 one-off payment to unpaid carers in Wales re-opens for applications

Unpaid carers urged to contact their local authority to register before the new closing date.

Nicola Sturgeon calls for ’emergency meeting on cost of living crisis’

First Minister said "many people across the UK cannot afford to wait until September for further action to be taken."

Energy bills could rise to over £4,200 in early 2023, expert warns

"The government must make introducing more support over the first two quarters of 2023 a number one priority."