More than 700 Liverpool families to be hit by £44 a week cut in benefits
More than 700 Liverpool families face being made homeless by the Government’s new benefit cap council chiefs have warned.
A total of 130 families are already subject to the £26,000 benefit cap – but they will be joined by 710 more households starting from November 7 when the lower £20,000 limit comes into force.
Cllr Jane Corbett, Liverpool city council cabinet member for social inclusion, said: “Thousands of our most vulnerable residents are already facing a tsunami of cuts and regressive changes to the benefits system.
“We’ve already seen the introduction of the bedroom tax, the freezing... read more
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