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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."

Covid Inquiry will consider impact of pandemic on disabled people

DPO's welcome changes to the Terms of Reference to the Covid Inquiry.

DWP delays leave disabled people £294m out of pocket, says Citizens Advice

PIP assessment delays leave disabled people waiting five months for a payment.

Disabled made to wait five months for disability benefits

Some disabled people are having to wait even longer, according to the IFS.

Warning of rise in scammers as cost of living crisis bites

Over 40 million have been targeted by scammers in the last year, charity warns.

Legacy benefit payments WILL NOT stop if people fail to claim Universal Credit within three months

Decision comes after serious concerns were raised by charities and others.

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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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