Category: UK cost of living crisis

I was too ill to work – the Tory benefit cap left me and my children with £50 a week to survive | James

I’m just about getting by now, but I know that I have no security – it won’t take much to put me back in the food bank queue This article is part of a new series, the heat or eat diaries: dispatches from the frontline of Britain’s cost of living emergency The cost of living…
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I was too ill to work – the Tory benefit cap left me and my children with £50 a week to survive | James

I’m just about getting by now, but I know that I have no security – it won’t take much to put me back in the food bank queue This article is part of a new series, the heat or eat diaries: dispatches from the frontline of Britain’s cost of living emergency The cost of living…
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I was too ill to work – the Tory benefit cap left me and my children with £50 a week to survive | James

I’m just about getting by now, but I know that I have no security – it won’t take much to put me back in the food bank queue This article is part of a new series, the heat or eat diaries: dispatches from the frontline of Britain’s cost of living emergency The cost of living…
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Look around, the Great Conservative Experiment has failed in the UK | Andy Beckett

Beneath the bluster and big promises, Conservative rule has become no more than shifting the blame for Britain’s problems This country is in crisis. So say the opposition parties, most of the media and, increasingly, the evidence of our own eyes. With transport chaos, seemingly out-of-control inflation, constant political scandals, a sinking currency, a fragmenting…
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