Tag: Cuts

Sure They Can, Frances!

Just not in bloody Kensington! More than 1 million households living in private rented accommodation are at risk of becoming homeless by 2020 because of rising rents, benefit freezes and a lack of social housing, new research from Shelter has…

Spending Taxpayer Money Wisely…

Just under half of adults (49%) say they eat bread every day, with 38% buying two loaves a week. But the survey commissioned by Love Food Hate Waste also found that 18% admitted to throwing away a forgotten loaf before…

Continuing The Entitlement Generation…

Dozens of volunteers are this week making free packed lunches to feed youngsters during the school holidays. Why? Does child benefit stop during the summer months? I’m pretty sure it doesn’t, so why aren’t parents feeding their own kids? Their…

Modern Conservatives … Again!

Andrew Boff, Leader of the Conservative group on the Greater London Assembly, said: “I don’t think [Sir Robin] actually likes Newham. I think he wants to change it to some other borough. I think he’s a bit ashamed. “Integration is…

The Return Of The Poll Tax..?

Local authorities have conceded that up to 84% of people on low incomes will refuse to pay council tax after being caught in the net by benefit changes this April, and admit there is little they can do about it.…