Archive: Welfare Reform Bill

Police challenge UK Uncut demonstrators during a protest in central London last year.

Disabled activists plan Olympic protest

Campaigners are planning a week of action against Atos Healthcare at the Paralympic Games to fight the government's handling of welfare cuts.

Opinion Former Articles

  • Breast Cancer Care responds to MPs' rejection of House of Loards amendments to the Welfare Reform Bill

    Responding to MPs’ rejection of the House of Lords’ amendments to the Welfare Reform Bill in the House of Commons today (Wednesday 1 February 2012), Liz Carroll, Director of Policy and Research at Breast Cancer Care said:

  • CPAG: Surviving welfare reform

    Manchester: Thursday 5 September 2013: Due to demand, and to ensure accessibility to as many people as possible, we are now hosting our Welfare Rights Conference in both the North and South of the country. We hope that this will give more people the opportunity to attend, keeping travel and accommodation costs to a minimum.

  • "Welfare reforms will penalise the vulnerable and divide society" warns Unite

    Britain’s largest union, Unite, today (Wednesday, 1 February) urged MPs to oppose the Welfare Reform Bill, warning that it will hit low paid working people, push over 200,000 thousand children into poverty and leave some families with as little as 62p per person per day to live on.

  • Bakers Food & Allied Workers Union Welfare Statement

    The ideology of cuts affecting the most vulnerable people in our society is totally out of character for a nation that traditionally prides itself on bringing support to those in crisis. Over the years, the UK has led the way in terms of people and organisations who have gone way beyond the call of duty in terms of supporting others and treating them with the dignity and respect they deserve. This is a country that after years of struggle, made health, education and general wellbeing a basic human right. READ ON.

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