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Around 50,000 elderly people in Wales live in severe poverty

Around 50,000 elderly people in Wales live in severe poverty
Around 50,000 older people in Wales live in severe poverty on £183.50 or less a week, a report by a charity has found today.
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27 May 2014 10:40

Welsh Assembly votes to scrap ‘senseless’ bedroom tax

Welsh Assembly votes to scrap ‘senseless’ bedroom tax
The Welsh Assembly has agreed a motion to call for the abolition of the bedroom tax.
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13 May 2014 10:48

Welsh Government funds additional housing schemes

Welsh Government funds additional housing schemes
The Welsh Government allocated £12.5 million more social housing grant than it budgeted for in the last financial year.
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12 May 2014 09:38

'Billions' needed to tackle poor housing in Wales

'Billions' needed to tackle poor housing in Wales
A conference will be told later that improving poor housing in Wales could save the NHS £67 million a year.
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07 May 2014 10:04

Torfaen Empty Homes on Wales this Week

Torfaen Empty Homes on Wales this Week
Torfaen Empty Homes was featured on Wales This Week on ITV Wales last Monday 5th April
With 20,000 homes in Wales lying empty, check out what Torfaen have been doing to bring empty properties in the borough back into use by watching the full episode here
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02 May 2014 11:18

'Generation rent': 1 in 5 have no desire to own home

'Generation rent': 1 in 5 have no desire to own home
One in five of those classed as ‘generation rent’ have no desire to own a home, the Halifax Generation Rent Report has revealed.
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25 Apr 2014 09:29

More than 5,200 people start on universal credit

More than 5,200 people start on universal credit
A total of 5,250 people started on universal credit between April 2013 and January 2014, statistics released by the Department for Work and Pensions revealed.
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24 Apr 2014 10:08

Construction in Wales outstripping the rest of the UK

Construction in Wales outstripping the rest of the UK
Figures released last week show a 6.9 per cent rise in construction in Wales year-on-year.
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22 Apr 2014 12:27

Universal Credit Information Video

Universal Credit Information Video
A new video has also been produced on the GOV.UK website which helps to explain Universal Credit to claimants. 
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14 Apr 2014 11:18

Majority of English and Welsh poverty-stricken live in suburbs

Majority of English and Welsh poverty-stricken live in suburbs
More than 55 per cent of poverty-stricken people living in England and Wales live in the suburbs, according to a think tank report published this week.
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11 Apr 2014 16:02