There are 14,000,000 people in poverty in Britain becuase of austerity, UN Says

Universal Credit waiting times have ‘plunged people into misery and despair’, according to a United Nations envoy. UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights Professor Philip Alston said the introduction of Universal Credit has caused extreme hardship but could easily be reversed by the Government. He claimed the new benefits policies, which the … Read moreThere are 14,000,000 people in poverty in Britain becuase of austerity, UN Says