by Felicity Collier
LABOUR called for an urgent review of the government’s new benefit cap yesterday after figures showed that thousands more families with young children will suffer financial hardship.
A total of 68,079 households had their benefits capped in...
Friday 4th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
by Lamiat Sabin, Parliamentary Reporter
A LABOUR government would look at how to abolish the household benefit cap, shadow work and pensions secretary Debbie Abrahams said yesterday.
Ms Abrahams said the party would investigate removing the cap which limits all welfare...
Monday 26th Jun 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Benefit-cap victims call on council to step in
Friday 19th May 2017
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
by Our News Desk
A HIGH Court judge ruled yesterday that the government’s failure to exempt some unpaid carers from the benefit cap was “objectively unjustifiable indirect discrimination” and therefore unlawful.
The ruling came after two carers of...
Friday 27th Nov 2015
BERNADETTE HORTON examines just some of the effects of the coalition’s hated austerity agenda
Saturday 21st Jun 2014
posted by Morning Star in Features