Web links for 23rd March 2011
Research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies estimates that in the three years from 2008 to 2011 real household incomes fell by 1.6%, or £360 a year. Households are likely to be about 6% worse off than they might have expected had incomes risen in the normal way.
The Institute of Fundraising says cuts to the voluntary sector 'threaten to derail the big society before it has even got off the ground.'
The Hardest Hit is website about the cuts in disability benefits. It has some stories from disabled people and their families and key actions for individuals to take.