Government cuts: ‘unnecessary misery’



Government cuts have inflicted “unnecessary misery in one of the richest countries in the world” and entrenching high levels of poverty, a UN investigation into poverty in Britain has found. Professor Philip Alston, a United Nations special rapporteur on poverty and human rights has spent 12 days investigating the impact of austerity measures, Universal Credit, and Brexit in Britain. In a remarkable conference in London on Friday to present his…

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