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‘Just horrific’: Work on the front line of Britain’s poverty crisis

shawn mach
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Via Open Democracy:

I’ve worked as an adviser for Citizens Advice Newcastle for 15 years. I currently work across two projects, one in the west of the city and another in the south-east. Both deal with very different demographics, but a common denominator across both is the level of poverty, and how this has manifested into a lack of hope among people…. Some of the stories me and my colleagues deal with are just horrific ...

‘Just horrific’: Work on the front line of Britain’s poverty crisis