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The benefit system in Northern Ireland is changing. Universal Credit is a new digital benefit for working age people that has been phased into Northern Ireland since September 2017. It replaces 6 different benefits however its roll out for existing benefit claimants that are currently receiving one...
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Responding to the publication of the final report from UN Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights Philip Alston, Campbell Robb, Chief Executive of the independent Joseph Rowntree Foundation said:
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This annual report funded by Crisis and JRF analyses the impact of economic and policy developments on homelessness, drawing on a survey of councils, statistical analysis and in-depth inters.
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Today the Department for Work amp; Pensions has announced that it will take the first step towards making the Social Metrics Commissions measure of poverty in the UK a national statistic.
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Join us at this year#39;s York Festival of Ideas for inspirational talks, music and films.
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Research indicates 30% of areas have no residential care home beds and 60% no nursing home beds.
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Police in Derry are investigating a number of burglaries on older people in the area on Monday.
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Katie Schmuecker, Head of Policy and Partnerships at the independent Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF), said:
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We know that a safe and secure childhood acts as a firm foundation for future life. Yet a rising tide of poor pay, high costs and inadequate social security is threatening the financial stability that allows that to happen.
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Getting Scotlands goal of achieving one of the lowest child poverty rates for decades back on track needs longer-term investment at scale.
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Responding to the launch of Citizens UKs Just Change campaign, Chris Goulden, Deputy Director of Evidence and Impact at the independent Joseph Rowntree Foundation, said:
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A unique conference for campaigners, influencers and funders on poverty related issues.
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We are both 78 and every night she drinks quarter of a bottle of spirits. She says it calms her down, but instead it makes her aggressive and we end up rowing My wife is now drinking quarter of a bottle of spirits each day. Her choice at the moment is brandy, but it could be vodka or whisky,...
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Kammi Bassi also pretended to be a nurse, occupational therapist, physiotherapist and chiropractor.
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Responding to the Social Mobility Commissions annual state of the nation report released today, Campbell Robb, Chief Executive of the independent Joseph Rowntree Foundation, said:
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Meet Confident Kris. He's the creation of big wave surfer Al Mennie - and he wants to show young (and older people) how with just a few minutes every day he earns strength and confidence, using it to conquer fears, worries and bullies.
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Responding to the publication of the Food Foundations Childrens Future Food Inquiry and the Trussell Trusts annual food bank data, Campbell Robb, Chief Executive of the independent Joseph Rowntree Foundation, said:
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To unlock children and families from poverty, we must redesign our housing and labour markets and our social security system, says Helen Barnard.
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Following today#39;s news that the Government plans to ban no-fault evictions, Campbell Robb,chief executive of the independent Joseph Rowntree Foundation, responds:
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