Tag: UN

12th November 2018 5

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

By Alex Tiffin - @RespectIsVital

Guest Contribution By Lizzie Fletcher & Lucy Wood of Unity News As I’m unwell my fellow independent journalists have stepped…

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4th August 2018 1

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

By Alex Tiffin - @RespectIsVital

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.