Has the Benefit Cap cut your housing benefit?

Has the Benefit Cap cut your housing benefit?

Benefits are supposed to reflect actual living costs. Of course they are pretty mean – you are not expected to be able to enjoy yourself or even maintain a decent standard of living – but if a household gets large amounts in benefits, this is because there are extra...
My Day In The Council Chambers – Debates and Disbeliefs

My Day In The Council Chambers – Debates and Disbeliefs

June 28th 2017. This date doesn’t really hold any political significance. The Local Election and General Election are all done and dusted. The campaigners, candidates and activists have took a short break and hung their raincoats up for a little respite. Today may not...
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Something

Theresa May announced yesterday that there will be a public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower Fire. A “something must be done, we are doing something” response. Her history with public inquiries is not good – they get dragged out and it feels to me like this is a...