Benefit reforms will penalise thousands of disabled people, analysis shows

Study finds financial support for some groups of disabled people will be much lower after introduction of universal creditRadical reforms to the benefit system due to be implemented next year will make tens of thousands of disabled adults and children worse off, according to new analysis by a group of disability and children’s charities.The Disability […]
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Welfare cuts: welcome to the era of vouchers for the poor

Low income families in financial crisis are likely to be offered storecards and vouchers, not cash, under reforms that transfer responsibility for the social fund to local authorities.The era of vouchers for the poor is very nearly upon us.From next year, impoverished families who need a crisis loan to help them over a domestic disaster […]
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