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Government’s new fund should at least equal EU’s near £2bn, Industrial Communities Alliance says.
Home Office ministers have been criticised for not spending millions of pounds of EU funding to help tackle problems areas such as food deprivation, homelessness and child poverty.
Homelessness is already rising and experts fear a hard Brexit could severely impact those who depend on social welfare.
uthorities fear that new border checks introduced following a no-deal Brexit will slow down traffic through the nearby port of Cairnryan
THE Scottish Government has requested several changes to benefits from Westminster to prepare for a No-Deal Brexit.
“Our shelves are empty ... and at this point we are absolutely desperate for donations."
A cut in the availability of food and increase in prices, will hit 'vulnerable groups', the dossier says.
Most forms of Brexit will worsen the country’s finances and reduce space for new initiatives to address child poverty, social care and left-behind communities that some argue drove the Brexit vote, a report has found.
DWP Cabinet member Amber Rudd has confirmed that the Government "have been looking at the possibility of having a hardship fund" to help people cope with food price inflation in the event of a no deal Brexit.
The Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD) supports EU countries' actions to provide food and/or basic material assistance to the most deprived.
A catalogue of errors by the Home Office has led to a loss of access to £600,000 of EU funds earmarked for the most deprived people in Britain and has put a further £2.9m at risk, it can be revealed.
Brexit Party candidate Mike Greene after a long pause: "I haven't gone into the detail of specific laws."
Peter Burkinshaw said rough sleepers "obstruct" the streets and called for a "national solution". / A controversial UKIP election candidate has been condemned after calling for rough sleepers in Cambridge to be "rounded up and put in a camp outside the city".
Ministers are planning a “hardship fund” for Britons impoverished by a no-deal Brexit.
As the UK prepares to leave the EU, we look at Brexit's potential effect on Southeast Asian economies.
Half the UK’s food is imported: 30% comes from the EU, and another 11% comes from non-EU countries under the terms of trade deals negotiated by the EU. Being part of the EU customs union has meant food from the EU can be imported with no tariffs or customs barriers but, as part of leaving the EU, the Government has stated that the UK will be leaving the customs union.
Britain leaving the EU could hit least-developed countries hard, with Cambodia most affected, report finds.
The Trussell Trust said any form of Brexit would increase the demand for food banks.
This article, circulated widely on social media at the time of the referendum, claimed in error that EU tariffs starve African farmers. Since then it has been updated with an errata explaining its stated facts and conclusion are wrong. No tariffs are paid except on weapons.
The archbishop of Canterbury has said a no-deal Brexit would hit the poorest and most vulnerable people in the UK.