Web links for 19th December 2011
As the welfare reform bill goes through the Lords, Sue Marsh has been working on presenting evidence of the impact on vulnerable people of serious cuts in key benefits. Writing for LabourList, she tells how at the same time, she has found that her own DLA claim has just been denied, and the effect this will have on her own life.
A press release from Eurostat showing that, in Noivember, the UK had the highest HICP inflation in the EU, 4.8 per cent. On;ly Slovakia equalled that and none was worse; the average for the Euro Area was 3.0 per cent.