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Tag: welfare

Open letter to Iain Duncan Smith, thoughtful carer for the poor

Dear Iain Ideas for further welfare savings Why not build food banks adjacent to Job Centres in the same way that Little Chefs used to be...

Newspaper condemned after linking welfare benefits to child killer Mick Philpott

  By a Newsnet reporter  A newspaper has been condemned after it claimed convicted child killer Mick Philpott was a product of the welfare...

Benefits advice groups share £5.4 million

  The Scottish Government is directing new money to agencies helping people facing the brunt of UK benefit cuts, Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon...

Nicola Sturgeon unveils plans for a fairer welfare system for Scotland

  An expert group which will advise on how a fairer welfare system can be introduced in an independent Scotland has been unveiled by...

Tory Minister delivers snub to Holyrood Welfare Committee

  By a Newsnet reporter  Conservative Minister Iain Duncan Smith has refused to appear in front of Holyrood’s Welfare Reform Committee. The Tory MP was...

Duncan-Smith claims over welfare dismissed as ‘offensive scaremongering’

  By Bob Duncan  Claims by Tory Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith that an Independent Scotland would be too poor to sustain...

Cameron welfare cut threats hamper No-Campaign launch

By Bob Duncan  Prime Minister David Cameron has undermined the new “better together” No campaign on the very day of its launch, by proposing...

Coalition benefit cut could hit half a million Scots

By a Newsnet reporter  Over half a million Scots, could lose out on council tax benefit after proposed changes to the welfare system by...

2014 – Scotland’s Welfare State

By Jennifer Calder For all the Unionists apparent alarm at the levels of poverty they claim the Scottish people will suffer...

A Post About Pooh

By Sue Marsh  I know, the Welfare Reform Bill passed.  In a fizzle of shame, it gasped it's way through the Lords last night. But...