Monday, April 03, 2017

" And every Highland Council tenant who claims universal credit has now fallen into arrears, leaving the local authority with an budget hole of more than £700,000"

"A NEW benefits system has sparked a spate of cries for help from people left in desperate hardship in Inverness.

Tearful residents have flooded one MP’s office with harrowing tales of life on the new universal credit – including one toddler’s parent who was left without money, electricity and food after they were cut off for six weeks without explanation."