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Could low-income voters hold the key to the next election?
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Do low-income voters hold the key to the next election?
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How will Scotland get the most out of the Scottish Child Payment?
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It cannot be right that large parts of our country are being locked out of economic opportunities.
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Responding to new research by the National Housing Federation showing the number of children living in overcrowded homes, Darren Baxter, Housing Policy and Partnerships Manager for the independent Joseph Rowntree Foundation said:
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Britain’s low basic pension, combined with means-tested supplements, puts thousands of older people at risk The proportion of elderly people living in severe poverty in the UK is five times what it was in 1986, the largest increase among western European countries, according to a new study. The...
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Caroline Kennedy, a member of the Poverty Truth Community based in Glasgow and former member of the Scottish Poverty and Inequality Commission, reflects on how the new Scottish Child Payment could make a difference to the lives of children in Scotland.
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The Telecommunity Fund was set up to potentially provide a grant of between £500-£2000 to constituted grass roots community and voluntary groups across Northern Ireland. These grants are there for groups who are prioritising support for one of the following groups: Young People Older People People...
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Salary - 28,683 (33,683 if London based) Hours -35 hours per week full time but willing to consider flexibility Location - York or London Term - Permanent
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Salary - 19,583per annum Hours -35 hours per week full time but willing to consider flexibility Location - The Homestead, York Term - Permanent
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Police launch a murder investigation after an 89-year-old is found dead at her home in north London.
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Equalities watchdog demands changes after care home abuses The UK’s equality watchdog has demanded that disabled and older people should have the legal right to homes in the community rather than being forced to live in institutions. The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) says concerns...
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Equalities watchdog demands changes after care home abuses The UK’s equality watchdog has demanded that disabled and older people should have the legal right to homes in the community rather than being forced to live in institutions. The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) says concerns...
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Mike Hawking gives three stepspoliticians can taketo start solvingthe long-standing problems holding low-income voters back, and preventing them building a better life.
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Salary - 28,683 per annum (33,683 if London based) Hours - 35 hours per week, full time, but willing to consider flexibility Location - York or London Term - Permanent
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Following the announcement on the Scottish Child Payment, Andrew Wenhamexplores therationale for the decision to bring the payment in for the under-sixesa year earlier than for all children.
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Forthe majority of low-income voters Brexit wasnt the main thing on their minds at the last general election. They were more worried aboutbeing trapped by economic inequalityand pulled under by austerity. Frank Soodeen looks at what might come up at the next one.
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Salary - 23,150 per annum Hours - 35 hours per week, full time, but willing to consider flexibility Location - The Homestead, York Term - 12 month fixed term contract (Maternity Cover)
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Today, the Social Metrics Commission published its annualreport showinghow many people are locked intopoverty according to its new measure.

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