Seems like " The Establishment " has caught up with food banks ... IN THE WORST POSSIBLE WAY ? https://www.trusselltrust.org/category/news/ The headline is enough : Observer Food Monthly Awards – Outstanding Achievement. And yes , a food bank of the month ! What's next for " Awards " ? A " Thank you...
10 million + , and another 10 million not directly in the steamroller's path , would agree with that one. A " Poll Tax " moment for the Government ... this time around , they're going ahead ... with consequences a little too dire to imagine even if the policy makers cannot see beyond their salaries ...
NHS Choices web site for guidance : https://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/AboutNHSservices/dentists/Pages/community-dental-services.aspx Dental treatment for people with special needs Some dentists may be able to treat people with special needs in their surgery. However, some people may not be able to get t...
.... and tailoring new built properties to meet the needs of those seeking alternative accomodation ? Early report after the Grenfell Tower disaster made claim of a disabled person living on the 18th. floor ... other reports of young families living on levels above the 6th. ... In the early 60s , to...
Interesting article from Shelter as published in today's Independent : http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/cost-childcare-risen-four-times-faster-wages-since-2008-tuc-30-hours-a8008826.html Over 40% of low earners are eating and buying clothes less to pay their rent, study finds. Shelter ...
Another issue worthy of being included under this thread. The Government's " Arbeit Macht Frei " ... " Work sets you free " ... philosophy : http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/cost-childcare-risen-four-times-faster-wages-since-2008-tuc-30-hours-a8008826.html Cost of childcare for young c...
Hi Janet ... a voyage into the unknown just beginning. One contact off forum described his experience as walking through a minefield without a map ... you only know where a mine is if you step on one. Perhaps a perfect analogy if others find the same ? Suffice to say , keep us informed as many more ...
3,369 ... momentum has almost gone ... not unexpected for any of the numerous petitiions out there. However , given the size of the carer army ... ??? Reads now in excess in 10,000 and only me now posting ... weird ... no one else even contributing ??? Still in limbo ... first the General Election ,...
UC roll out ?

Major thread in the NEWS section :

https://www.carersuk.org/forum/news-and ... erty-30601

34 articles and rising as the roll out saga continues.
Extremely hard hiting article in the later edition of today' s Guardian ... Nick Forbes , Leader of Newcastle City Council : https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/oct/19/universal-credit-pilot-cathy-come-home-newcastle-housing-crisis My city piloted universal credit. We’re becoming a Cathy ...