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Blow to low income families

In an open letter to The Observer on Sunday 9 December, the Law Centre and over 50 other organisations warned that the Chancellor's decision to uprate working age benefits by 1 per cent, announced in last week's Autumn Statement, is 'a bitter blow for hundreds of thousands of low income families' and breaks the longstanding link between benefits and living standards.

You can read the article at: www.guardian.co.uk/theobserver/2012/dec/09/observer-letters-skivers-people-work.


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