BT in Compensation Court For Past Landline Charges


OUTCOME COULD SEE BRITISH TELECOM PAY OUT £600 MILLION IN PAST HISTORIC COMPENSATION TO THEIR CUSTOMERS Legal action has been taken by  Justin Le Patourel, founder of Call (Collective Action on Land Lines) against British Telecom (BT) seeking compensation for … Continue reading BT in Compensation Court For Past Landline Charges

STATE IMPERFECT 2019


Recent figures have shown that Homelessness has risen by a third between 2016-2019; and has doubled in London. Around 4,751 people were estimated to be sleeping rough on any one night in England in 2017 = this Is of increase of 169% since 2010. 30% of children are classed as living in poverty in the UK in 2018. According to DWP figures, 20 million people were claiming benefits in the last quarter of 2018. 66% of those are over state pension age and 34% of working age. 4.2 Million people claimed Housing Benefit in the last quarter of 2018. Around … Continue reading STATE IMPERFECT 2019

“Cathy Come Home” to Rushden!


  The Full Gospel Church in Rushden held a marvelous screening of Ken Loach’s film Cathy Come Home on the 13th June 2018  Ciceros.org has an exclusive interview with Mark Lees of Rushden’s local housing and community project ENCS The … Continue reading “Cathy Come Home” to Rushden!

CPAG Welfare Rights Handbook 2018


WELFARE BENEFITS AND TAX CREDITS HANDBOOK 2018/19   What does it cover? Our definitive guide to all benefits and tax credits is an essential resource for all professional advisers serious about giving the best and most accurate advice to their clients. Newly restructured, the handbook is now easier to use and it has been refocused to bring universal credit to the fore. With detailed information on all the recent changes to the social security system, including the latest on the roll-out of universal credit and the sanctions regime, the Welfare Benefits and Tax Credits Handbook provides comprehensive advice about entitlement … Continue reading CPAG Welfare Rights Handbook 2018

Debbie Abrahams re-examines Pensions in Corby


DEBBIE ABRAHAMS VISITS CORBY COUNCILS ‘CUBE’ BUILDING TO DISCUSS “DIGNITY AND SECURITY IN OLDER AGE: THE STATE PENSION”  The event took place on 17th August 2017 hosted by the Constituency Labour Party with an introduction by Cllr Tom Beattie on … Continue reading Debbie Abrahams re-examines Pensions in Corby