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Universal Chaos

A shocking government briefing paper written by David Webster of the Child Poverty action Group has come to light exposing the failings of the Tories flagship Universal Credit system, including skyrocketing sanctions against pregnant women, and people with mental health problems. The scheme, which the government agreed in its universal credit white paper (pdf) was […]

Health

Mayhem in England

If you were to glance at the front pages today, you’d be forgiven for thinking it was a bit of a slow news day in England, dominated as they are by stories about the class action suit against VW and the shocking story that we might experience some snow this January. To glance at the […]

Financial Health

Twenty Three

The Trussell Trust reports food bank use is at an all time high, with over a million 3 day emergency food parcels given out to families in the UK over the last year. Thirteen million people live below the poverty line in the UK, with individuals going hungry every day for a range of reasons, […]

Health

Twenty Two

Today we are asking you to spare a thought for those who know that this will be their final Christmas, and the nurses, doctors, carers, cleaners and caterers who give up Christmas with their families to make sure that people recieve the care they deserve at the end of their lives. There are so very […]

Campaigns Health

Sixteen

Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) help people worldwide where the need is greatest, delivering emergency medical aid to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from health care. MSF teams have tended to patients, assisted in births, and provided access to medical care for hundreds of thousands of people who would otherwise have gone without […]

Campaigns Health

Eight

We have a super easy one for you today – you don’t even have to get off your sofa, it will take around a minute, and it won’t cost you a single penny. But you can literally save the lives of eight people, and improve the lives of up to 120,000 more. It takes moments […]