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# welfare cuts

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'Unprecedented' rise in infant mortality in England linked to poverty
Welfare cuts in the last decade have taken their toll on certain communities, new research has found.
Angry voter confronts Theresa May over welfare cuts
“I can’t live on £100 a month.”
George Osborne refuses to apologise as he is forced to reverse disability welfare cuts
The embattled chancellor of the exchequer was on the defensive yesterday.
'Alarmist' concerns about an ageing society do not justify welfare cuts
A series of papers on Europe was launched by the Lancent Medical Journal this week. It also found a growing disparity between male life expectancy in eastern and western Europe.
Column: Our welfare system is wasteful – and a timebomb for our children
As benefits for the most vulnerable are cut, our system throws money at others who don’t need it, writes Aaron McKenna.
Unemployment group welcomes Budget’s freeze for welfare rates
The Irish National Organisation of the Unemployed welcomes Fergus O’Dowd’s assurance that welfare rates will not be cut.