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People in the lowest income quartile in the EU are going without fresh fruit and vegetables to save, and a higher proportion are buying cheaper cuts of meat or buying less meat because of money concerns. This practice is occurring throughout Europe,...

Time is running out to spend your old £10 notes, as the 1 March deadline is approaching. In 10 days time shops, post offices and local banks will no longer be legally required to accept the old notes.   However, if you end up finding an ol...

Northwich Campaigner Gets MP's Backing

Saturday 17 February, 2018

Weaver Vale MP Mike Amesbury has pledged his backing to a Northwich benefits campaigner whose tragic story mirrors that of a real-life Daniel Blake. Barbara Dean and her husband Bill ran a successful taxi and minibus service company up until 1997. Bi...

More than £100 million has been spent by the Department for Work and Pensions on administering reviews and appeals against disability benefits in little more than two years, new figures show.  This is in addition to the tens of m...

The UK state pension is the "lowest in the developed world", according to the latest OECD figures that display a comparison between the more generous state-funded pensions and the least. According to the data, the UK is at the bottom of the global pe...

The Work & Pensions Committee have published a report on the PIP and ESA assesments. From the Work & Pensions Committee.  In September last year we put out a call for evidence on the medical assessments for disability benefits PIP and ES...

The government has launched a crackdown on unpaid internships according to the Guardian, sending more than 550 warning letters to companies and setting up enforcement teams to tackle repeat offenders. HM Revenue & Customs is expected to target se...

Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning, Eluned Morgan this week visited the Noddfa Centre in Caernarfon to see how the Welsh Government’s Communities for Work and Parents,  Childcare and Employment (PaCE) schemes are helping peo...

Guy Opperman, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Pensions and Financial Inclusion, is to make a statement in the House of Commons on the state pension age at around 3pm today. The statement is a response to an Opposition Day debate. This wil...

Social Democrats co-leader Róisín Shortall will bring the party's Parental Leave (Amendment) Bill 2017 to the Dáil on Thursday 8th February 2018. The Bill extends unpaid parental leave for working parents from 18 weeks to 26 week...

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