Philip Alston, the United Nations special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, was scathing about the government’s cuts and welfare changes.
The Hastings and Rye MP has a lot to prove in her new job and a huge number of problems inherited from her predecessor.
The former Work and Pensions Secretary’s deeply disingenuous resignation letter ignores reality, in three boastful sentences.
Most Corbynsceptic MPs are in the incoherent position of being against a party split, but against making the best of things either.
With a foreword by actor Michael Sheen, a new book of portraits and interviews gives a voice to people affected by social issues such as austerity, Brexit, deindustrialisation, nationalism and cuts to public services.
“We did get things wrong,” the former Chancellor admitted on Newsnight. But not – according to him – regarding welfare.
The Budget doesn’t lift it, Labour wouldn’t reverse it – why is austerity’s harshest attack still going?
The Chancellor announced: “Universal Credit is here to stay”. And so are the cuts.
Service users and Tory MPs alike will suffer from the Chancellor’s failure to provide proper funding.
MPs accuse ministers of a “fortress mentality”, allowing a “culture of indifference” about the pain caused by welfare reforms. But it’s hardly surprising.
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