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Uprating benefits inline with inflation ‘crucial’ to helping 10 million families with cost of living crisis

"Surging food prices have driven a return to double-digit inflation across Britain."

Fuel poverty could hit 11million households as protesters gather at Downing Street

Petition signed by more than 600,000 people calls for a 'universal basic energy allowance'.

National Insurance gains wiped out if benefits don’t rise inline with inflation

New research reveals the magnitude of income losses employees in various occupations will experience.

Cost of Living: Call for ‘solidarity tax’ on higher earners

Those with the “broadest shoulders should be asked to carry the highest burden."

Food banks fear being overwhelmed this winter as demand rockets

Food banks worry that they may have to start turning hungry people away.

‘200,000 more children in poverty’ if benefits don’t rise inline with inflation

The majority of these children come from working families.

Tory austerity policies have killed more people than Covid, study finds

Tory austerity policies causing individuals to die younger across the United Kingdom.

Petition calling for £25 Universal Credit uplift signed by tens of thousands

Petition argues that people on Universal Credit are being forced to choose between "paying bills and buying food."

What more evidence does the UK government need that families are in crisis?

It is "shocking and morally indefensible" that the UK government may not increase benefits inline with inflation, think tank argues.

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Fuel poverty could hit 11million households as protesters gather at Downing Street

Petition signed by more than 600,000 people calls for a 'universal basic energy allowance'.

National Insurance gains wiped out if benefits don’t rise inline with inflation

New research reveals the magnitude of income losses employees in various occupations will experience.

Cost of Living: Call for ‘solidarity tax’ on higher earners

Those with the “broadest shoulders should be asked to carry the highest burden."

Carers plunged into debt and unable to afford food, charity says

Government urged to increase the financial support available to unpaid family carers.
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