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As C4 News reported of the 2010 Comprehensive Spending Review: The mobility component of disability living allowance for those in residential care will also be removed. It will affect the estimated 58,000 DLA claimants in care homes. Here’s the BBC’s report of the government’s u-turn on this policy: Controversial plans to axe some benefit payments […]

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In the June 2010 emergency budget, George Osborne announced housing benefit would be cut by 10% for people who have been on Jobseeker’s Allowance for 12 months or more. The government, however, have u-turned on this, as The Guardian reports: The government has dropped plans to impose a 10% cut in housing benefit on anyone […]

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