Tory cap on benefits is a catch 22 for single parents trying to feed young families : Daily Record.

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When even a High Court judge reckons the policy causes “real misery for no good purpose” then it is time to take stock.

Feeding your family is the no1 priority for any parent . For a single parent in difficult financial circumstances, it becomes an even greater pressure.

If you can’t take a job because you can’t find someone to look after your children while you work, you are trapped on ever-decreasing benefits.

The Tory cap on benefits means that there is a £20,000 limit on what can be claimed. It means that families are sinking first into homelessness, then poverty, then starvation.

A quarter of all children in the UK are living in poverty, and one in five parents is struggling to feed their children

When even a High Court judge reckons that a cap on the benefits the poor can be entitled to causes “real misery for no…

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