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Posts tagged “Welfare

Surviving the cuts

A lot of people are going to be struggling because of government cuts. The Welfare Benefits Uprating Bill, will keep benefit rises to 1% for three years from next April. This will hit a lot of people and save the government a couple of billion a year. That’s a lot of money. Not as much as the 12 billions the Olympics cost, but still a lot of money.

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Nearly Christmas

Happy new year

Today’s picture is one I did to put to use as a header on my Facebook page. I don’t know why, every time I look at it it sends my eyes funny, still, it’s not the end of the world (that was the other day).

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Surviving the recession on benefits

Money - Seeing the future

The recession is affecting most people, but if you have lost your job then it’s even worse. In the UK cuts in all welfare payments and provision are hitting the least well off most. While the government panders to the rich who try to avoid taxes; the most vulnerable in society suffer. They are often thought of as scroungers who spend all their time drinking in the pub . The truth is very different.

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