UN poverty expert hits back over UK ministers’ ‘denial of facts’

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the guardian: EU settlement scheme doesn’t work, say couple held at airport

EU settlement scheme doesn’t work, say couple held at airport
Ezgi and Arthur Vissing say BA ‘puzzled’ by system as couple struggled to return from Turkey The first flaws in the new immigration scheme for EU citizens who want to remain in the UK after Brexit have been exposed after a couple who live in Oxford were blocked from getting a flight back from Turkey to the UK. Arthur Vissing, a Danish citizen, and his Turkish wife, Ezgi Vissing, called on the government to urgently review its procedures to allow those who hold residency rights in the UK to

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The Independent: ‘Let down by the system’: Six-stone emaciated man deemed fit for work by DWP dies

There are people managing this system and they have blood on their hands

‘Let down by the system’: Six-stone emaciated man deemed fit for work by DWP dies
A severely ill man who was deemed “fit for work” even though he weighed 6st and was unable to walk for 20 metres without collapsing with pain and exhaustion has died, prompting claims that he was “let down” by the welfare system.

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