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28/06/18 Yorkshire Post.
A "Fair Deal for Interns" scheme launched by university student unions points out that students are being exploited when expected to work for nothing and that unpaid internships have an adverse effect on social mobility with students from less well-off backgrounds being deprived of opportunities.
Availabilty of Citizens Credit to students and young people would help support those undertaking intrenships.
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BBC News 15/06/18
The National Audit Office said the £1.9 billion Universal Credit scheme could end up costing more to administer than the benefits system it is replacing...
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Guardian/Observer 25/03/18 -
"Universal Credit - benefits for the self-employed to be slashed" And probably not just the self-employed, although the self-employed do now
represent a substantial slice of the work-force.
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BBC Radio 4 programme "Shaking the Magic Money Trees" 31/01/201 : Michael Robinson clearly and conclusively exposed the Tory government's Quantitative Easing programme as really a wasted opportunity for helping ordinary working people and a" Magic Money Tree" for the already rich.
Q.E. for the people, particularly in the form of Citizen's Credit would have been much more economically effective and socially beneficial.
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The Guardian newspaper 22/10/17
" The government is edging closer to a major U-turn on the Universal Credit system despite Theresa May's insistence that " it is a system that is
working". More change should be expected as Conservative M.P.'s discuss worries about the roll-out of the system......."
No surprises there then !
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RT News 23/6/2017
Participants in Finland's universal basic income program say they are less stressed and more inspired to find a job than when they were receiving welfare. Some 2000 unemployed participants were given 560 euros every month for two years and were able to undertake part-time positions which would have jeopardized their welfare payments under the normal system.
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