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Jeremy Corbyn reacted furiously after he was heckled while speaking about elderly care during his Budget response. Labour MPs claimed on Twitter that an "ageist" and "inappropriate" joke was aimed at Mr Corbyn by a Tory MP. It came as the Opposition leader noted more than a million elderly people…
Changes to the Government's flagship welfare scheme are to be made after strong criticism that low income families were suffering. Chancellor Philip Hammond announced that the wait for the initial payment for Universal Credit claimants will be cut from six to five weeks. MPs, unions and charities have been warning…
The "under pressure" NHS in England has been given an additional £350 million to cope with pressures over the coming winter. Chancellor Philip Hammond announced plans to plough money into the service as it enters the difficult winter months. Mr Hammond acknowledged that the service is "under pressure" as he…
Failure to address problems in social care in the Budget could lead to more elderly people going without the care they need, a leading charity has warned. Age UK criticised Chancellor Philip Hammond for being "desperately short-sighted" by not addressing problems in the care sector during his speech. Charity director…
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