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Trustees of Captain Sir Tom Moore foundation face formal inquiry into charity setup
Charity Commission to investigate concerns family personally profited from charity set up in veteran’s name

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

29, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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No 10 staff will be able to give evidence confidentially to inquiry into whether PM lied over Partygate – as it happened
Commons privileges committee will start taking oral evidence in autumn into whether Boris Johnson misled MPs

Andrew Sparrow

29, Jun, 2022 @4:02 PM

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Camelot loses legal bid to stop National Lottery licence handover; UK petrol price at record – as it happened
Camelot loses legal bid to prevent the handover of the National Lottery licence to rival Allwyn

Graeme Wearden

29, Jun, 2022 @2:55 PM

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Low-income households in UK living in ‘year of financial fear’ says charity
More than 2m households already going without ‘heating or eating’ says Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Patrick Butler

29, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Inflation could push English councils into bankruptcy, say leaders
Rise of £2.4bn in costs could be ‘disastrous’ and essential services may need to be cut, says LGA chair

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

27, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Poor households paying up to £541 more a year for goods and services
Households forced to pay ‘poverty premium’ most prevalent in deprived areas of Midlands and north of England, research says

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

21, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Cost-of-living crisis for councils will make levelling up a distant dream
Analysis: after cash injections during Covid, local councils now face a world of precarity and pain

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

17, Jun, 2022 @6:06 PM

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Schools and libraries face huge cuts after soaring costs create £1.7bn shortfall
Exclusive: Emergency council cuts feared across England caused by inflation and higher energy costs

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

17, Jun, 2022 @6:04 PM

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No-fault evictions and barring tenants on benefits to be outlawed in England
Private rentals white paper also includes clampdown on unfit homes and plans to tackle bad landlords

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

15, Jun, 2022 @4:15 PM

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UK doctors with long Covid say they have been denied disability benefits
Exclusive: some who worked on pandemic frontline may have to sell their house after claims rejected

Nicola Davis and Patrick Butler

13, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Digitisation of food vouchers for UK families left them hungry and desperate
Analysis: in a botched upgrade the fruit and veg Healthy Start scheme turned away numerous eligible low-income families

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

12, Jun, 2022 @4:25 PM

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‘Worse than half-baked’: Johnson’s food strategy fails to tackle cost or climate
Labour says leaked white paper suggesting more fish farming and venison ‘borders on preposterous’

Helena Horton, Rowena Mason and Patrick Butler

10, Jun, 2022 @6:35 PM

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