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Are You Eligible For Cost Of Living Support? Here’s How To Claim

Cost of living support payments will help more than eight million households in the UKMillions of Brits are eligible to receive a lump sum from July to help tackle the cost of living crisis as it tightens its grip across the UK.With energy bills shooting up along with the cost of petrol and groceries, inflation is at 9% – and it’s even higher for the UK’s poorest households.After critics repeatedly called for […]

today15 June 2022

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Michael Gove Says He Doesn’t Know How Many People Will Benefit From New Housing Policy

Michael Gove arriving in Downing Street for a cabinet meeting. Michael Gove has admitted he has no idea how many people will take advantage of the government’s bid to help benefits claimants get mortgages.The levelling up secretary failed to answer seven times when asked for a figure during a car crash interview with Talk TV’s Julia Hartley-Brewer.At one point he even snapped: “It’s a silly question.”Boris Johnson will unveil the new […]

today9 June 2022

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Eight Million Low Income Households To Receive One-Off £650 Payment

Rishi SunakMore than eight million low income households are set to receive lump-sum payments worth up to £650 to help with the cost of living crisis.Rishi Sunak announced an emergency £15billion worth of support to help the poorest households and provide energy discounts for all.He also performed a screeching U-turn by introducing a temporary windfall tax on oil and gas giants.The chancellor said the levy would raise around £5 billion over […]

today26 May 2022 10

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Rishi Sunak Blames Computers For The Treasury’s Reluctance To Increase Benefits

Rishi Sunak jumped to defend the UK's current benefits system on FridayRishi Sunak claimed that the government’s computer system was stopping him from increasing the amount of money people receive in benefits in a rather peculiar interview which has ignited criticism online.Sunak, along with the rest of the government, is facing growing backlash over the cost of living crisis.More than two million Brits have admitted they skip a meal at […]

today13 May 2022

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