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Anoosh Chakelian is the New Statesman’s Britain editor.
The Health Secretary announced that the government would write off £13.4bn of historic NHS debt.
The Department for Work and Pensions announced that 950,000 had successfully applied for benefits in two weeks.
Hundreds of thousands of people who started new jobs in March are cut off from the government’s Job Retention Scheme.
Officers have been given new guidance on their coronavirus powers, in a PowerPoint presentation released by the College of Policing.
Police forces have been accused of overreaching their new powers to keep people indoors during the pandemic.
On 27 March, the government gave local authorities in England 48 hours to help everybody off the streets. The original deadline allowed five years.
Half a million are encountering the new welfare system for the first time, discovering the misery it has caused deprived claimants since it arrived.
Couriers bringing you food during this pandemic fear for their finances and health.
The anarchist collective on the surprising success of their new publication, Dope, as a response to the rough sleeping crisis.
The UK’s most accessible health service is becoming its most vulnerable public target.