BBC News: The Joseph Rowntree Foundation: Disabled people ‘pulled into poverty’ as benefits fall short

6 February 2020
Source: BBC News

Nearly half the 14 million people living in poverty in the UK are disabled or live with someone who is, research for a charity suggests. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation blames the high cost of coping with disability and the struggles disabled people face in finding jobs that pay enough. Executive director Claire Ainsley said their plight was “fundamentally wrong”. The

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