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Tag: welfare

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...

£1bn benefits cut prompts calls for Holyrood to have own Welfare...

By a Newsnet reporter  The UK Government’s proposals for welfare reform are not good enough for Scotland, according to a report by the Scottish...

Anger as UK Welfare Minister avoids Scottish scrutiny

By G.A.Ponsonby  UK Welfare Minister Lord Freud has provoked anger after refusing to appear before the Scottish Parliaments Health and Sports Committee.  The Tory peer,...

Scottish independence will make welfare more affordable according to report

By G.A.Ponsonby  An independent Scotland would be better placed to fund welfare benefits and pensions according to figures contained in the Government Expenditure & Revenue...

MP expresses concern after University warning on welfare reform

An MP has expressed concerns after a report by Sheffield Hallam University warned that welfare reforms being proposed by the UK coalition could impoverish...

Westminster’s welfare cuts will hit poor and cost Scottish jobs

  An SNP MP has accused the Conservative Lib Dem coalition of attacking the poor and vulnerable after a report by Scottish Poverty...