Hunger on the increase in Barrow as 'cruel' benefits sanctions are dished out
Concerned Barrow anti-poverty champion and Barrow Borough Councillor Michael Cassells says more and more people in the town are suffering after having their weekly government allowances withdrawn.
He has now organised a drop in session to find out the scale of the issue across the area and is urging anyone affected by benefits cuts to attend the event at St Matthew's Church Hall, in Highfield Road, on Saturday, October 15, between 2pm and 4pm.
Cllr Cassells said more and more people, including those with children, are falling victim to one of the harshest benefits systems seen across the... read more
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