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Bedroom tax ‘could make thousands of poor people homeless’

Bedroom tax ‘could make thousands of poor people homeless’

Tens of thousands of the poorest people in Britain risk being made homeless because of the bedroom tax, according to an analysis of councils’ assessments of the welfare cut.

From last …

House fires rise as free alarms cut

House fires rise as free alarms cut       

THE number of people killed or injured in house fires is rising — while free smoke alarms dished out to families are cut.

Each fire service fitted an average 10,894 alarms in 2011-12 …

Police up to 28 times more likely to stop and search black people – study

Police up to 28 times more likely to stop and search black people – study

Police forces are up to 28 times more likely to use stop-and-search powers against black people than white people and may be breaking the …