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Exclusive polling shows lockdown measures remain popular in Britain – but self-isolation is, for too many, simply unaffordable.
Could you self-isolate on £13 a day? Boris Johnson seems to think so.
A “gap in the system” leaves those who cannot work from home with no income for two weeks when quarantining after travel.
Claimants in Halifax, including a man who has been shielding, have been asked for a fortnight of free labour as unpaid “work trials” persist.
Freedom of Information data from councils exposes a surge in homelessness since April – despite a nationwide ban on evictions.
As the government announces new plans to overhaul the planning system, England’s most vulnerable renters continue to be exploited.
The historically unjust practice of landlords and letting agencies refusing claimants could now be over.
Even before Covid-19 hit, the proportion of households in the UK without the resources to eat was rising.
The damaging delay to benefit payments is accepted as unnecessary by its architects, exposing further evidence-blindness in the welfare system.
Against a potential backdrop of mass layoffs, the cruelty of the old system is going to feel a lot sharper.
Why has it taken a pandemic to expose the annual crisis of children going hungry?