WATCH as UN Rapporteur urges people to ensure report isn’t swept under the carpet

Guest Contribution By Lizzie Fletcher & Lucy Wood of Unity News As I’m unwell my fellow independent journalists have stepped in to help me out. I am very grateful for their kindness. The United Nations previously reported on the poverty crisis affecting the UK as a result of the Tories Continue Reading

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Hugh Grant knocks Trump decision to defund Palestinian Refugee Agency

Actor Hugh Grant is never afraid to say what he thinks. In recent times he has taken to backing what some may call divisive topics. He’s been very open about his opposition to Brexit, he’s blasted the Tory Government for there discriminatory policies and now he has thrown his support Continue Reading

UN visit will leave Tories nowhere to hide on poverty failings

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) are sending a world renowned human rights and law Professor to the UK in November. What won’t please the government, is that he has asked for public submissions to aid him in his investigation. This will make it hard for the Tories to Continue Reading

DWP to waste £217k on foodbank research – but is it just a ploy to appease the UN?

So foodbanks have been appearing in the news almost daily of late. Now Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey has announced the Department for Work and pensions – DWP are going to waste £217,000 on researching IF their policies have contributed to the rise in foodbank use. As if they don’t already know the answer.

McVey begs think tank for ideas to rescue Universal Credit and ‘bars’ BBC from speech

Work and Pensions Secretary lies through her teeth at a speech to Reform think tank whilst begging for their ideas. In a shock twist, a BBC Journalist was barred from attending. He has called out the DWP for their substandard roll-out of Universal Credit before and now McVey has gone full Continue Reading

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