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There’s more to life than work – as everyone but the Tories and Kim Kardashian knows | John Harris
While Britons increasingly value life outside the daily grind, the government is pursuing a class-based approach to kicking people back to work, writes Guardian columnist John Harris

John Harris

26, Mar, 2023 @1:00 PM

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‘We’ve got the perfect storm’: people of Port Talbot say budget needed to go further
The struggling Welsh town wishes the UK government had done more to tackle deprivation

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

16, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Hunt’s disability plans put 1 million people at risk of losing £350 a month, IFS says
Charities and disability campaigners say chancellor’s budget proposals are more ‘stick than carrot’

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

15, Mar, 2023 @6:26 PM

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‘We have to fight’: the over-65s challenging NDIS age exclusions
Exclusive: Plaintiffs in class action speak out against rules barring them from scheme based on age and area they lived

Paul Karp

20, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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The Guardian view on unpaid carers: labour, even if it is for love | Editorial
Editorial: The growing number of people who do more than 20 hours of unpaid care for loved ones every week deserve more support


20, Jan, 2023 @6:30 PM

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Five million people in England and Wales are unpaid carers, census shows
Figures show 1.5m give more than 50 hours a week, as care system struggles with rising demand

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

19, Jan, 2023 @1:28 PM

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Why Christmas (and Diwali, Hanukkah and Eid) are cancelled in my household | Nilanjana Bhowmick
I am on a journey of unlearning – saying no to overwork and extra caregiving expected of me because of my gender

Nilanjana Bhowmick

02, Jan, 2023 @6:30 AM

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Rise in UK state pension age ‘could stop women caring for older relatives’
Report says increase in work time by 30 hours a week will lead to drop in care time of 6.3 hours a week

Amelia Hill

06, Nov, 2022 @3:21 PM

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There’s no easy way to cope with a loved one’s degenerative illness | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to Ian Black’s article about how he and his wife deal with a devastating diagnosis


07, Oct, 2022 @4:42 PM

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For disabled people and carers, hospital charges would be the last straw | Letter
Letter: A parent caring for a disabled child already has to pay extortionate parking charges and cope with the loss of their carer’s allowance, writes Samantha Dulieu


27, Jul, 2022 @4:48 PM

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A carer’s ‘love language’ is time and devotion | Letter
Letter: One reader, whose husband has dementia, says her daily life is an act of service and love


22, Jul, 2022 @4:39 PM

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I’ve spent too many hours on the phone to the DWP – I’ve reached my limit in being nice | Siobhan
As my dad’s carer, I’m always hanging on the phone or queuing for appointments. I’m trying mindfulness to soothe the rage, says Siobhan


20, Jul, 2022 @11:00 AM

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