Wednesday, January 20, 2021

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DWP faces judicial review after mentally ill man found ‘starved to death’

Errol Graham starved to death in June 2018 after the DWP stopped his benefits.

Family of woman who took own life after DWP stopped benefits seek second inquest into her death

DWP under scrutiny over its role in the events that led to Jodey Whiting's death.

Disabled woman in court win over ‘discriminatory’ council care charges

Norfolk County Council’s decision to increase a severely disabled woman's care charges was discriminatory, judge rules.

1 in 5 UK children may not get a Christmas present this year

"Our government has a duty to provide an inclusive economy for all, which includes reforming and fixing our social security system."

Two-child benefit limit a ‘significant factor’ in women’s decisions to abort pregnancy

Women forced to choose between motherhood and financial security.

Government ‘neglect’ pushing unpaid carers into poverty, exhaustion and total despair

'Exhausted' unpaid family carers demand better support from the social care system.

Poor hit by fallout of Covid driven into extreme hardship – but the rich get richer

Fears grow around the widening of social inequalities in the wake of the Covid pandemic.

DWP apologises after publishing personal details of more than 6,000 disability claimants

DWP data breach is being investigated the Information Commissioner.

Thousands of middle earners are ‘going hungry’ after being refused benefits, report says

290,000 people on middle-incomes have unsuccessfully tried to claim benefits during the Covid-19 pandemic.

PM rejects Marcus Rashford’s petition to extend free school meals – but England star vows to fight on

A defiant Rashford has refused to back down, saying no child should be going hungry.

Reports of disability hate crime continue to rise as number of police charges fall

New figures show a continuing increase in reports of disability hate crime to police.

Over 50 organisations call for £20 a week Universal Credit increase to be made permanent

Joint letter warns that millions of households face losing over £1,000 a year.

Tories warned of ‘mass unemployment’ as number of people out of work hits two-year high

UK government urged to extend the furlough scheme to protect workers.

Whingeing Lords demand hardship fund despite £162 daily allowance

Documents "expose the total privilege and sheer arrogance of unelected Lords at Westminster".

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