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Chaminda Jayanetti

REVEALED: Sanctions on Older Benefits Claimants Rise Amid Government ‘Concerns about Labour Supply’

, 20 February 2023
The Department for Work and Pensions has refused to publish its own research into the effectiveness of sanctions, reports Chaminda Jayanetti

REVEALED: Councils Preparing for Multi-Million-Pound Budget Overspends as Crisis and Cuts Hit

, 23 November 2022
The cost of living crisis, more than a decade of cuts and the pandemic have left local authorities on the brink when it comes to key services

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

On the Frontline of the Battle for Benefits

, 23 June 2022
Chaminda Jayanetti speaks to those affected by the Government's failing system of assessing support for some of the most vulnerable people in our society

EXCLUSIVE Mental Health Patients Stranded in Hospital After Rise in Delayed Discharges

, 8 November 2021
New data reveals that mental health bed occupancy rates are at worrying highs across the country, while waiting times for mental health patients before being discharged are rising

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