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Energy bills ‘will cost two months wages next year’

Growing pressure on the UK government to act on the worsening cost of living crisis.

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."

Pause benefit deductions to ease cost of living crisis, say MPs

DWP also urged to "urgently review and uprate the benefit cap".

Private Sector Benefit Assessors ‘Laying Traps’ To ‘Catch Out’ Disabled Claimants

Examples include leaving elevators out of service on purpose and removing cups from alongside water coolers.

‘Poorest Will Need To Spend Two Thirds Of Their Income On Energy Bills Next Year’

Energy bills will be virtually impossible for the poorest to pay next year without considerable support, think tank warns.

‘Flawed’ Universal Credit rules mean thousands miss out on cost of living payments

Thousands of households on Universal Credit are being "unfairly excluded from this much-needed payment". says SNP MP.

Two-child benefit limit causing ‘serious and significant harm’

The controversial two-child limit benefit policy is affecting over 1.3 million vulnerable children, official DWP figures show.

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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."
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