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Cuts in Council Tax Benefit bring hardship for Poor in Surrey from April

  The prestigious Institute of Fiscal Studies say that cuts in council tax benefit are certain to affect the poorest families. Thousands of Surrey families on low incomes or receiving Job Seekers Allowance depend on this benefit to meet the cost of their council tax. 85% of the benefit goes to 5.9million mainly lower income [...]

Labour is with you – the Tories are out of touch

   Labour is with you Labour is changing so that we can make Britain fairer in tough times, We will take tough choices so that – even when there is less money around – we can build responsibility into our economy, stand up for the squeezed middle, and offer a decent chance to the next [...]

Surrey Squeezed by Conservative Welfare Cuts

Research by the Surrey Welfare Rights Unit presents a grim prospect for the New Year for thousands of people here who depend on them for a civilised life. Married couples without children who are in receipt of housing benefit and are between the age of 25 and 35 are to have their housing benefit reduced [...]