Kate Webb

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Bailiff Evictions Rise Again as Renters Continue to Struggle

(0) Comments | Posted August 13, 2015 | 9:26 AM

The number of renting households forcibly removed from their home by bailiffs has increased again over the last year, as part of a 47% increase in families struggling to keep a roof over their head since housing benefit cuts began.

The latest repossession figures from the Ministry...

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Sexually Abused? Proceed to Question 7b

(1) Comments | Posted November 23, 2012 | 9:07 AM

Plans to ban under-25s from claiming housing benefit have caused considerable concern. Shelter and 12 other charities wrote an open letter (£) to the Times this week warning of a rise in homelessness if this essential safety net is removed from younger adults.

Briefings from...

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