“I think what’s happening is two things”, he said. “One is that the basic safety net that was there to guarantee that people would not be left in hunger or in destitution, has actually been torn apart. It no longer exists, and that is a real, real dramatic crisis. And the second is that, in this context, the administration of social assistance – I am told – has become more and more punitive.”
The government have responded by saying the welfare reforms will “transform the lives” of the poorest families, reports the BBC.
“Our welfare reforms will transform the lives of some of the poorest families in our communities with universal credit, making three million households better off and lifting hundreds of thousands of children out of poverty. It’s wrong to talk of removing a safety net when we’re spending £94bn a year on working age benefits and the welfare system supports millions of people who are on low incomes or unemployed so they can meet their basic needs,” a spokesman for the DWP said.
Introduction The National Statement of Expectations for Supported Housing (NSE) was finally published on 20 October 2020, five years after the 2015 Comprehensive Spending Review suggested regulatory and oversight changes were needed, although in 2018 the government >>>
Support Solutions 5th National Housing Support & Social Care Conference 2014
The conference tackled todays issues at provider level, and provided knowledgeable people to present the workshops.
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