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Confirmed fall in South West water bills

It seems like everything is getting more expensive at the moment,which can make dealing with utility bills and things like the family food shopping a difficult juggling act. After all,the kids are hardly going to be understandi...

‘Bedroom tax’ debate rages on in Westminster

Parents living in social housing could still be hit in the pocket for having spare bedrooms as the Government attempts to reform the welfare system. The Coalition wants to introduce a 'bedroom tax' which would reduce be...

Further changes to Government welfare plans

The Government's controversial plans to reform the welfare system have been tweaked once again by House of Lords peers. Although peers decided to back down on certain parts of the Coalition's plans,they did call for re...

Benefits vote shows strong support for our kids

Many parents will have breathed a sigh of relief to see the Government's benefit cap plans suffer a defeat in the House of Lords. And they have been joined by Enver Solomon,policy director at the Children's Society,wh...