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Disabled people continue to live in poverty

ALMOST half of all people in poverty are either disabled or live with someone who is disabled, says a new study.

Alesha speaks up for ‘isolated’ disabled families

TV's Strictly Come Dancing star Alesha Dixon – who has a younger brother with cerebral palsy – is supporting a new campaign to help families of the 770,000 disabled children in the UK.

Universal Credit: ‘Huge numbers of families will suffer’

HUNDREDS of thousands of families trying to save for the future will be left with little or no financial support under the Government's proposed overhaul of welfare benefits, according to leading think tank the Social Market Foundation.

Cuts to disability benefits ‘risk widespread poverty’ say TUC

CUTS to Disability Living Allowance will leave disabled people, their carers and their children in poverty, says TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber.

Are YOU missing out on YOUR benefits?

A LEADING poverty charity is urging people in financial need to check that they are getting their benefit entitlement.