“Darren was told last week he would only be eligible to claim Universal Credit if he gave up his course.”
“Uprooting services providing crucial support at this point could unleash a wider, potentially more lethal, pandemic of poverty upon society.”
“Having applied for Universal Credit in March, Emily will eventually receive her first payment in June – 70 days later.”
The UK social security system sought to undermine the five great evils described as “want, squalor, ignorance, idleness and disease”.
“Many women I encountered were forced to supplement the use of sanitary items with socks, toilet roll and even newspaper.”
“The greatest heroes are unsung and the honours system we currently have is another farcical seam in an imperial tapestry.”
“A few years ago, my wife and I became weary stressing ourselves buying for people who have everything they need.”