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Chaminda Jayanetti

Energy Debt Soars to Record High as People Struggle with Pre-Payment Meters and Poverty

, 24 January 2023
The debt mountain according to the latest official figures is now a billion pounds higher than at the start of the pandemic, reports Chaminda Jayanetti

REVEALED: The Staggering Rises in Rent Shortfalls Caused by Housing Benefit Cuts

, 27 October 2022
With the cost of living crisis pushing up rents and Local Housing Allowance frozen since 2020, more and more of the poorest private tenants are struggling to make ends meet

EXCLUSIVE The ‘Syndemic’ of Poverty and Mental Health in Young People 

, 3 October 2022
A higher number of poorer children are being referred for mental health support in England, compared to young people who live in the richest areas, new analysis shows

How the Government Forces Disabled People into Poverty and Despair

, 3 February 2022
The Department for Work and Pensions uses private firms to deny assistance to vulnerable people, many of whom overturn the decision on appeal, reports Chaminda Jayanetti

Housing Benefit Freeze to Leave Low-Income Private Renters Out in the Cold

, 6 December 2021
The Government’s announcement comes as rents across the UK rise at their fastest rate since the financial crisis in 2008

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