Poor pay up for less.
Britain's poorest are paying a higher share of the total tax burden but getting a lower proportion of Government benefits than when Labour came to power, according to according to
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The worst-off fifth of households contributed 6.8% of the total tax take in 1996-7, but by 2004-5 this had risen to 6.9%, the right-leaning Centre for Policy Studies found.
Their share of benefits dropped from 28.1% to 27.1% over the same period.
Overall, they would have been pounds 531 a year better off if the systems had remained the way they were before Gordon Brown became Chancellor.
ADULT children of alcoholics Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACAs) refers to individuals who have grown up in a dysfunctional household as a result of their caretakers's alcoholism. ACAs find they often have common characteristics into adulthood as the result of their childhood and upbringing, often are at an increased risk of becoming addicts and continuing the cycle of abuse themselves, a new report says.
It says there are over 3.6 million adult children of alcoholics in the UK who still bear emotional scars.
As a result, this group are "three to four times" more likely to become alcoholics than the general population, and half go on to marry alcoholics.
The Suffer The Children report has been compiled by the Priory group The Priory Group is an independent provider of mental health care facilities in the United Kingdom. They also provide Schools, some for Asperger's Syndrome (and High-Functioning Autism) pupils. The chief executive is Chai Patel. , which is favoured by many celebrities to treat their addictions.
FUNDING of political parties is far less corrupt and underhand than the public tends to think, a leading expert said yesterday.
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Brunel is one of a number of UK universities created in the 1960s following the Robbins Report on higher education (often called the plate glass universities). who has been advising the Hayden Phillips Commission considering reforms in the wake of the cash-for-honours affair, said the system needed little change and rejected calls for tighter limits on election spending.
POLICE were last night continuing to hold 14 men arrested as part of an anti-terror investigation that has seen officers spend another day searching the Islamic Jameah Islamiyah secondary school near Crowborough, West Sussex.
Its vast grounds are often used at weekends as a retreat for Muslim families living in London.
It has emerged radical Islamic cleric Abu Hamza ( jailed for seven years in February for a string of race hate and terror charges ( stayed there for a short period but staff asked him to leave.
The arrested men, aged from 17 to 48 years, were detained in London under the Terrorism Act 2000.