Social Policy

Benefit Sanctions - The Report Is Out

4th February 2015

The CAN Help Social Policy Team have been working on District wide report on Benefit Sanctions. We are pleased to annount that the report, "Benefit Sanctions - Carrot, Stick or Penal System" has be...
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Campaign on Sanctions

12th August 2014

Campaign on Sanctions                       Introduction    Sanctions ...
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Make ESA Fit For Work

20th May 2014

  Citizens Advice are continuing the campaign to make Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) Fit for Work. The results of a recent survey on GP charging is now available below. Click here fo...
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Safety Net or Poverty Trap?

25th March 2014

Localised Welfare Provision in Lancashire Health Trusts in the Lancashire area report an almost threefold increase in admissions to hospital for people suffering from malnutrition over the past...
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