Daily Archives: 06/02/2018

Waltham Forest News: Council tells Government it should be allowed to keep publishing rule-breaking paper......

Waltham Forest News costs the taxpayer £440,000 a year to print.  Click here to read more.

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Government spending on private firms carrying out ‘brutal’ disability benefit assessments soared by £40m in a year......

Campaigners say amount paid to Independent Assessment Services and Capita for ‘fear-provoking and destabilising’ assessments is ‘damning’.  Click here to read more.

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Number of social homes to fall by 230,000 by 2020, analysis reveals......

The Chartered Institute of Housing says 79 per cent of the Government’s homes budget up to 2020/21 will go towards private housing, while only 21 per cent will be spent on affordable homes.  Click here to read more.

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TUC: UK health and safety regulations break international law......

In 2015, the Government pushed through a law that exempted a large number of self employed people from the protection of the Health and Safety at Work Act.  Click here to read more.

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TUC: London, East and South East LGBT History Month Event......

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Waltham Forest ‘one of hardest places in UK to get on property ladder’, new study claims......

A first-time buyer review by Halifax found the borough is the seventh-least affordable place in the UK for first-time buyers.  Click here to read more.

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