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VDL's 'tone deaf' plan to tackle Putin by 'turning off lights' threatens EU energy POVERTY

VDL's 'tone deaf' plan to tackle Putin by 'turning off lights' threatens EU energy POVERTY

Europe ‘too dependent’ on Russian gas says von der LeyenREPowerEU is the European Commission’s plan to completely cut oil and gas imports from Russ [...]
State pensioners ‘in poverty’ due to where they live – are you affected?

State pensioners ‘in poverty’ due to where they live – are you affected?

The state pension is automatically uplifted each year for those living in the UK. However, for those who choose to move abroad to certain countries [...]
Pension alert as risk of ‘pensioner poverty’ rises due to ‘one size fits all’ system

Pension alert as risk of ‘pensioner poverty’ rises due to ‘one size fits all’ system

When not taking formal advice, individuals felt unsure of who to trust, or who to turn to about making important decisions.Consequently, researcher [...]
Pensioners stand one in five chance of living in poverty: 'This is unacceptable!'

Pensioners stand one in five chance of living in poverty: 'This is unacceptable!'

Growing old is an increasingly difficult task financially, with rising numbers of people spending their retirement in poverty rather than bliss. Th [...]
Energy crisis: UK launches 'bold' £22bn plan as quarter of UK households face fuel poverty

Energy crisis: UK launches 'bold' £22bn plan as quarter of UK households face fuel poverty

New analysis from Friends of the Earth has claimed that the energy crisis is hitting UK households hard, with one in four living in fuel poverty. O [...]
‘Thousands pushed into poverty’: A quarter of carers relying on food banks

‘Thousands pushed into poverty’: A quarter of carers relying on food banks

That’s despite the fact that, in the past two years, the care and support provided by unpaid carers has saved the UK economy £193billion. Charities [...]
Sturgeon suffers humiliating blow as own constituency has UK's worst rate of child poverty

Sturgeon suffers humiliating blow as own constituency has UK's worst rate of child poverty

Nicola Sturgeon addresses Glasgow waste collection issuesThe First Minister’s Southside seat covers the Govanhill West area of the Scottish city, w [...]
State pension ‘no longer fit for purpose’ as pensioners face ‘retirement poverty’

State pension ‘no longer fit for purpose’ as pensioners face ‘retirement poverty’

The state pension is set to rise in less than a month, but many pensioners are expected to continue to struggle during the cost of living crisis. L [...]
P&O recruiting scores of high-paid jobs despite poverty plea when sacking 800 – EXPOSED

P&O recruiting scores of high-paid jobs despite poverty plea when sacking 800 – EXPOSED

Among 27 roles being officially advertised on the company’s website was a ‘Solutions Architect’ working from home for the firms IT department with [...]
Russia conflict could see energy bills hit £3,000 – millions of children in fuel poverty

Russia conflict could see energy bills hit £3,000 – millions of children in fuel poverty

Experts are warning that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will exacerbate the crisis even further due to the pressure it is putting on the already stru [...]
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