Welfare

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Gentoo has announced it must make a number of “inevitable redundancies” as it looks to make up an estimated shortfall of £72 million. The Sunderland housing group, which formed a partnership with West of Scotland Housing Association in April 2013, said it needed to save £18m a year for the nex

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Eilidh Whiteford Almost half of all sanctions imposed on the UK government’s Employment Support Allowance (ESA) and Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) have been overturned when reviewed, according to official figures.

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The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has admitted using made-up stories from fictional claimants to demonstrate the positive impact of benefit sanctions. The revelation comes in response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request from Welfare Weekly, which questioned whether the comments used i

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MPs have backed UK government plans for £12 billion in welfare cuts. The vote on the second reading of the Welfare Reform and Work Bill, which includes plans to limit child tax credit to two children, passed by 308 to 124 in the House of Commons last night.

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George Osborne Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne is expected to announce today that his planned £12 billion cuts to the UK's welfare budget will be spread over a longer period of time.

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