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Video: Human cost of welfare reform: 'I'm being punished because of my health'

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 11:48 -- admin

Ministers have insisted welfare reform will protect the most vulnerable. But the Guardian has seen a memo from senior jobcentre management that acknowledges changes to the benefits system could have 'profound results' for vulnerable claimants. The Guardian spoke to both Julie Carwardine and Richard Sykes about the financial and mental impact of losing their benefits.


There is a momentum growing amongst psychologists who are pressing for social inequalities to be addressed. Here is a statement produced by clinical & health psychologists, calling on policy makers to address the impact social inequalities have on mental health...

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100 miles - BPS Leicester to BPS London
5 days - 17th to 21st August 2015

3 causes - The benefits system / homelessness / Food poverty

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