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BBC News - 'Pay benefits faster' to reduce hunger, MPs urge
&! http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-30323682 "The young people going hungry in the UK this winter" >> " "The requirement that international human rights law imposes on states is to ensure that all families are sufficiently protected by either income-generating employment or by social protection in order not to have to depend on charity. It's that simple." The DWP says the Oxfam and YMCA reports failed "to provide convincing evidence of a causal link between welfare reforms and increased use of food banks"."
food  poverty  Social  Services  precarious  work  working  poor  living  wage  cost  of  living  minimum  wage  austerity  hardship  UK  child  poverty  poverty  in  old  age  poverty  youth  unemployment  safety  net 
december 2014 by asterisk2a

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