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One in seven single parents hit with benefit sanctions

Posted 12 April 2017

Gingerbread’s new report looks at the impact of the benefit sanctions regime on single parents The government is systematically underestimating the risk of sanctions to single parents, according to new research from Gingerbread. “On the rise: single...

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Gingerbread response to the Spring Budget 2017

Posted 8 March 2017

Gingerbread’s Chief Executive, Rosie Ferguson, responds to a Spring Budget that does little to help single parent families In response to today’s budget statement Rosie Ferguson, Chief Executive of Gingerbread said: “Increases in taxation for the self-employed...

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Autumn Statement giveaways fail to make up for losses

Posted 23 November 2016

Gingerbread believes that the Autumn Statement does not adequately address the problems that single parents face Responding to the Autumn Statement, Gingerbread Director of Policy Dalia Ben-Galim said: “Today the Chancellor missed a crucial opportunity to make...

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