Spring Statement: avoiding eviction or eating – the stark choice facing struggling renters with frozen housing benefit
Fuel bills are skyrocketing, in turn pushing up the cost of food, transport and other family essentials. So, responses to the Chancellor’s Spring Budget have quite rightly focussed on the real terms cut to Universal Credit, which will push 1.3m people below the poverty line.
After all, people having to claim Universal Credit to make ends meet have already cut back to the bone. There are no more savings to be made after it was cut by £20 per week … Read more