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EveningTimes Online
Glasgow's Roma community 'living in fear' over unfair Home Office targeting claimsperiod of up to three months as jobseekers." In a major operation involving Po
EveningTimes Online / Posted 6 hours ago
period of up to three months as jobseekers." In a major operation involving Police Scotland, the Home Office, HMRC, the DWP and the National Crime Agency, a crime ring that had claimed nearly £1 million in fraudulent tax credit claims was... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Glasgow's Roma community 'living in fear' thanks to Home Office targetingperiod of up to three months as jobseekers." In a major operation involving Po
EveningTimes Online / Posted 7 hours ago
period of up to three months as jobseekers." In a major operation involving Police Scotland, the Home Office, HMRC, the DWP and the National Crime Agency, a crime ring that had claimed nearly £1 million in fraudulent tax credit claims was... Read more
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heraldscotland
Roma arriving in Scotland being ‘targeted unfairly’period of up to three months as jobseekers." In a major operation involving Po
heraldscotland / Posted 8 hours ago
period of up to three months as jobseekers." In a major operation involving Police Scotland, the Home Office, HMRC, the DWP and the National Crime Agency, a crime ring that had claimed nearly £1 million in fraudulent tax credit claims was... Read more
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walesonline
80-old given ankle tag and banned from being out after 10pmRoad, St Clears, pleaded guilty to three counts of dishonestly failing to notif
walesonline / Posted 21 hours ago
Road, St Clears, pleaded guilty to three counts of dishonestly failing to notify the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) of circumstances he knew would affect his entitlement to pension credit. He also admitted two other similar charges,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
30,000 mentally ill will spend Christmas waiting for a benefits appealmental health conditions to be exempt from face-to-face assessments.Read More
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
mental health conditions to be exempt from face-to-face assessments.Read More It has also called for all assessors and DWP decision makers to be appropriately trained in mental health, with previous concern such conditions were being assessed... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Cancer patient dies before he could appeal DWP ruling that he was 'fit to work'cascadenews.co.uk) If it rules in their favour, any benefit payments will go t
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
cascadenews.co.uk) If it rules in their favour, any benefit payments will go towards the funeral. A spokesperson for the DWP said: "Our thoughts are with Mr Balderson’s family at this time. "We are contacting Mr Balderson's next of kin to ensure... Read more
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International Business Times
There are only four doctors to check 3m claimants for government disability benefit was "strong" and that their staff brought expertise from different areas." Acc
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
was "strong" and that their staff brought expertise from different areas." According to the most recent statistics from July 2017, the DWP say that around 3m people have registered to receive PIP support with the total number of claimants at 1... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Thousands with mental illness awaiting benefits tribunal at Christmasmost severe mental health conditions to be exempt from face-to-face assessments
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 5 days ago
most severe mental health conditions to be exempt from face-to-face assessments. It has also called for all assessors and DWP decision makers to be appropriately trained in mental health, with previous concern such conditions were being assessed... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Thousands with mental illness awaiting benefits tribunal at Christmasmost severe mental health conditions to be exempt from face-to-face assessments
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 5 days ago
most severe mental health conditions to be exempt from face-to-face assessments. It has also called for all assessors and DWP decision makers to be appropriately trained in mental health, with previous concern such conditions were being assessed... Read more
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The News and Star
Thousands with mental illness awaiting benefits tribunal at Christmasmost severe mental health conditions to be exempt from face-to-face assessments
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
most severe mental health conditions to be exempt from face-to-face assessments. It has also called for all assessors and DWP decision makers to be appropriately trained in mental health, with previous concern such conditions were being assessed... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Thousands with mental illness awaiting benefits tribunal at Christmasmost severe mental health conditions to be exempt from face-to-face assessments
Whitehaven News / Posted 5 days ago
most severe mental health conditions to be exempt from face-to-face assessments. It has also called for all assessors and DWP decision makers to be appropriately trained in mental health, with previous concern such conditions were being assessed... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Cancer patient died before he was able to appeal a Department for Work and Pensions ruling that he was 'fit to work'also struggled with psoriatic arthritis, anxiety, OCD and a number of mental he
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
also struggled with psoriatic arthritis, anxiety, OCD and a number of mental health problems. Despite his difficulties the DWP summoned him to a health assessment in February 2017 and ruled he was no longer eligible for Employment Support... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Benefit system slammed by Inverclyde councillorsroll-out, the requirement for people to travel to Glasgow for assessments has c
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
roll-out, the requirement for people to travel to Glasgow for assessments has caused difficulty for many claimants. The DWP says it cannot move the meetings to Greenock as they are tied into a contract with Independent Assessment Services, who... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Heartbroken family of terminally ill man told he was 'fit for work' taking DWP to courtTHE heartbroken family of a terminally ill man who died shortly after the DWP a
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 days ago
THE heartbroken family of a terminally ill man who died shortly after the DWP assessed him as 'fit for work' are challenging the ruling at an independent tribunal. Phillip Balderson had been living with Esophageal cancer since 2013, and had... Read more
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Gazette
Conservative MP in tears after Commons speech on effects of welfare reformshampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers
Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
hampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers filling the Christmas hampers are 146 DWP staff. They know where this benefit is going and they are unhappy. “Their inability to show their normal compassion by... Read more
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guardian-series
Conservative MP in tears after Commons speech on effects of welfare reformshampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers
guardian-series / Posted 6 days ago
hampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers filling the Christmas hampers are 146 DWP staff. They know where this benefit is going and they are unhappy. “Their inability to show their normal compassion by... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Conservative MP in tears after Commons speech on effects of welfare reformshampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
hampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers filling the Christmas hampers are 146 DWP staff. They know where this benefit is going and they are unhappy. “Their inability to show their normal compassion by... Read more
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Harrow Times
Conservative MP in tears after Commons speech on effects of welfare reformshampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers
Harrow Times / Posted 6 days ago
hampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers filling the Christmas hampers are 146 DWP staff. They know where this benefit is going and they are unhappy. “Their inability to show their normal compassion by... Read more
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This is West Country
Conservative MP in tears after Commons speech on effects of welfare reformshampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers
This is West Country / Posted 6 days ago
hampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers filling the Christmas hampers are 146 DWP staff. They know where this benefit is going and they are unhappy. “Their inability to show their normal compassion by... Read more
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Gazette News
Conservative MP in tears after Commons speech on effects of welfare reformshampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers
Gazette News / Posted 6 days ago
hampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers filling the Christmas hampers are 146 DWP staff. They know where this benefit is going and they are unhappy. “Their inability to show their normal compassion by... Read more
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Bolton News
Conservative MP in tears after Commons speech on effects of welfare reformshampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers
Bolton News / Posted 6 days ago
hampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers filling the Christmas hampers are 146 DWP staff. They know where this benefit is going and they are unhappy. “Their inability to show their normal compassion by... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Conservative MP in tears after Commons speech on effects of welfare reformshampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 6 days ago
hampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers filling the Christmas hampers are 146 DWP staff. They know where this benefit is going and they are unhappy. “Their inability to show their normal compassion by... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Conservative MP in tears after Commons speech on effects of welfare reformshampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
hampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers filling the Christmas hampers are 146 DWP staff. They know where this benefit is going and they are unhappy. “Their inability to show their normal compassion by... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Conservative MP in tears after Commons speech on effects of welfare reformshampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers
EveningTimes Online / Posted 6 days ago
hampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers filling the Christmas hampers are 146 DWP staff. They know where this benefit is going and they are unhappy. “Their inability to show their normal compassion by... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Conservative MP in tears after Commons speech on effects of welfare reformshampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers
Croydon Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
hampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers filling the Christmas hampers are 146 DWP staff. They know where this benefit is going and they are unhappy. “Their inability to show their normal compassion by... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Conservative MP in tears after Commons speech on effects of welfare reformshampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
hampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers filling the Christmas hampers are 146 DWP staff. They know where this benefit is going and they are unhappy. “Their inability to show their normal compassion by... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Conservative MP in tears after Commons speech on effects of welfare reformshampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 6 days ago
hampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers filling the Christmas hampers are 146 DWP staff. They know where this benefit is going and they are unhappy. “Their inability to show their normal compassion by... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Conservative MP in tears after Commons speech on effects of welfare reformshampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
hampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers filling the Christmas hampers are 146 DWP staff. They know where this benefit is going and they are unhappy. “Their inability to show their normal compassion by... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Conservative MP in tears after Commons speech on effects of welfare reformshampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
hampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers filling the Christmas hampers are 146 DWP staff. They know where this benefit is going and they are unhappy. “Their inability to show their normal compassion by... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Conservative MP in tears after Commons speech on effects of welfare reformshampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
hampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers filling the Christmas hampers are 146 DWP staff. They know where this benefit is going and they are unhappy. “Their inability to show their normal compassion by... Read more
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Bury Times
Conservative MP in tears after Commons speech on effects of welfare reformshampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers
Bury Times / Posted 6 days ago
hampers will be filled at the weekend. Mr Field added: “Amongst the volunteers filling the Christmas hampers are 146 DWP staff. They know where this benefit is going and they are unhappy. “Their inability to show their normal compassion by... Read more
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Daily Mirror
MP reveals 146 DWP staff are volunteering to stuff foodbank Christmas hampersthe "cumulative impact" of benefit cuts over the years had left many of his con
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
the "cumulative impact" of benefit cuts over the years had left many of his constituents in destitution. And he said many DWP staff don't share his "confident view" of the benefit shake-up. He said: “Saturday, we are filling thousands upon... Read more
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Daily Mirror
This story of a family reduced to eating leftover funeral food left MPs weepingwe are filling thousands upon thousands of Christmas hampers. Amongst the volun
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
we are filling thousands upon thousands of Christmas hampers. Amongst the volunteers filling those hampers are 146 DWP staff. They know where this benefit is going and they are unhappy.” Field paused to note that Gauke was “mumbling” as he... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Heartbroken family of terminal cancer patient told he was 'fit for work' taking DWP to tribunalheartbroken family of a terminal cancer patient who died shortly after being to
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 days ago
heartbroken family of a terminal cancer patient who died shortly after being told he was fit for work are challenging the DWP's decision at an independent tribunal. Phillip Balderson had been living with Esophageal cancer since 2013, and had... Read more
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Business Wire
Medytox, Inc. Files Citizen Petition with FDA Requesting Investigation of Application for Botulinum Drug ProductInc., is asking FDA to determine the true source and identity of the botulinum
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
Inc., is asking FDA to determine the true source and identity of the botulinum strain Daewoong is using to make its DWP-450 botulinum toxin product for Evolus, which seeks BLA approval to market in the U.S. Daewoong claims it found a... Read more
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Daily Echo
Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May battle in Southampton (sort of...)Credit is forcing people into debt, the government maintains it is a simpler sy
Daily Echo / Posted 7 days ago
Credit is forcing people into debt, the government maintains it is a simpler system that encourages people to get into the workplace. According to figures from the DWP from June 2017, 92 per cent of claimants received their full payment... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Thousands of disability benefit tests branded 'unacceptable' by the governmentPIP back (Image: Rex Features) While private firms carry out the assessments,
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
PIP back (Image: Rex Features) While private firms carry out the assessments, it's the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) that makes the final decision on whether to give someone benefits. Officials audit 4,200 PIP assessments every three... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The Tories could finally be forced to publish secret reviews of Universal Creditof lost earnings and payment delays that leave people hungry and destitute. Ye
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
of lost earnings and payment delays that leave people hungry and destitute. Yet the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has waged a battle since April 2016 to keep the progress reports hidden.Read More When an activist first asked for... Read more
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Ekklesia
Atos, Maximus and Capita questioned on disability assessmentsare used to determine eligibility for disability benefits. The Committee has q
Ekklesia / Posted 7 days ago
are used to determine eligibility for disability benefits. The Committee has questioned Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) contractors Atos, Capita and Maximus, who carry out the assessments for disability benefits PIP and ESA, putting the... Read more
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The News and Star
Watchdog upheld 60% of public complaints on Home Office it investigated in 2016investigations were into four departments and their agencies - the Home Office,
The News and Star / Posted 7 days ago
investigations were into four departments and their agencies - the Home Office, Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), and the Ministry of Justice (MoJ). Of the complaints cases investigated, 31% of those... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Watchdog upheld 60% of public complaints on Home Office it investigated in 2016investigations were into four departments and their agencies - the Home Office,
Whitehaven News / Posted 7 days ago
investigations were into four departments and their agencies - the Home Office, Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), and the Ministry of Justice (MoJ). Of the complaints cases investigated, 31% of those... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Watchdog upheld 60% of public complaints on Home Office it investigated in 2016investigations were into four departments and their agencies - the Home Office,
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 7 days ago
investigations were into four departments and their agencies - the Home Office, Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), and the Ministry of Justice (MoJ). Of the complaints cases investigated, 31% of those... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Work and pensions minister invited to Glasgow's east end to see the misery caused by work capability assessmentsPATERSON Political Correspondent THE UK Work and Pension secretary has been i
EveningTimes Online / Posted 8 days ago
PATERSON Political Correspondent THE UK Work and Pension secretary has been invited to Glasgow and asked to observe a DWP work capability assessment. David Gauke, the minister in charge of social security, admitted he had not before sat... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
Barnstaple man falsely claimed over £8,000 in benefitsand October 2016. Rigler, who was unrepresented in court, said he had been dep
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 9 days ago
and October 2016. Rigler, who was unrepresented in court, said he had been depressed and had ‘forgotten’ to inform the DWP. He told magistrates: “I’ve been in a bad place for a long time; I just forgot because I had so many bad things going on... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Calamitous roll out of Universal Credit is being delayed in Ministers’ backyardsthe scheme. (Image: Daily Mirror) The document titled “Universal Credit Transi
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
the scheme. (Image: Daily Mirror) The document titled “Universal Credit Transition Rollout Schedule” was published on the DWP website the day after the budget, replacing a previous version. It lists the point at which UC will be rolled out in... Read more
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walesonline
The grim reality of Christmas if you're on Universal Creditcredits.” In the latest twist, thousands of families face a bleak Christmas be
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
credits.” In the latest twist, thousands of families face a bleak Christmas because of workers being paid weekly. The DWP says that around 67,000 claimants are paid weekly and 25,000 may be affected over the Christmas because of when their... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
The 28 types of benefits you could be eligible for - and how to find out if you areafter April 8, 1948 and you’re already claiming, you’ll continue to get DLA unt
Liverpool Echo / Posted 10 days ago
after April 8, 1948 and you’re already claiming, you’ll continue to get DLA until the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) writes to tell you when your DLA will end and invites you to apply for Personal Independence Payment (PIP). Unless your... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
Highgate woman with brain condition slams ‘demoralising’ disability benefit systemafter sending a 35 page application for personal independence payments (PIP) to
The Ham&High Network / Posted 10 days ago
after sending a 35 page application for personal independence payments (PIP) to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). According to Ms Thorpe a report sent after she had ‘jumped through all the hoops’ showed ‘little understanding’ of the... Read more
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Daily Echo
Protesters to descend on city to watch Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn 'actors' go head-to-head on universal creditmaintains it is a simpler system that encourages people to get into the workpla
Daily Echo / Posted 11 days ago
maintains it is a simpler system that encourages people to get into the workplace. According to figures from the DWP from June 2017, 92 per cent of claimants received their full payment on time. Conservative MP Royston Smith said: “The... Read more
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chroniclelive
Want to protest about Universal Credit? Here's how you canroll out of Universal Credit and fix the problems with it. Speaking about the
chroniclelive / Posted 11 days ago
roll out of Universal Credit and fix the problems with it. Speaking about the link between UC and foodbanks previously, a DWP spokesperson said: “The reasons for food bank use are wide and complex, and for this report to link it to any one issue... Read more
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