UN to investigate 'extreme poverty' in UK, impact of austerity and Brexit

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    "I was classed as not fitto work on the old system I go on Universal Credit and magically I'm fit to work" says disabled former soldier Alex Tiffin as the UN will investigate 'extreme poverty' in UK, impact of austerity and #Brexit.
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Future Thoughts
Future Thoughts

It's as if fellow Brits don't know how this economy works... I wish I could be that ignorant.. it would be bliss.

Hace un mes
Theodore Macewko
Theodore Macewko

And this the sin of Sodom ,they had abundance of riches but they forgot the "poor and needy" (? The handicapped). Shame shame shame. Assuming certain things I the present Tzar of Russia and a direct desendent of Tzar Nicholas II. What would you do if I told you that the Tzar's daughter had secret children ?

Hace un mes
Evangeline Snow
Evangeline Snow

He also threatened to blow up a mosque....so there's that....

Hace 2 meses
Jacquelyn Corbin
Jacquelyn Corbin

Think he needs to share accommodations w/someone.

Hace 3 meses
L0rD F145h34Rt
L0rD F145h34Rt

I'm in the same position as this guy I get just under £50 a week and I can't afford gas and the electricity in the winter is around £15 a week food £35 a week and they are taking £20 a week for my daughters bedroom because I have her for 3 days a week. so they are taking advantage of a loophole because my daughters bedroom is "not" a spare room. yet they refused to except this. they also want £10 a week for council tax. so I'm sat in my front room with a coat and gloves on because I can only afford to have the fire on for 15 in the morning and half an hour in the evening. I survive on one meal a day ..and bus fairs have gone through the roof as well. .it's an absolute disgrace. and the tory government is not fit for purpose. I have a chronic leg ulcer and I'm taking a high dose of potent pain relief and the ulcer is an open wound. so under health and safety I'm not allowed into the workplace but that doesn't stop ATOS saying I'm 100% fit for work. ATOS are not fit for purpose. and the prime minister seems to think that a health worker who's job it is to make sure you fail your health assessment, is more qualified than a qualified trained doctor. .they are targeting the most vulnerable people in society. and should be utterly ashamed of themselves!!!

Hace 4 meses
Sebastian Sivillica
Sebastian Sivillica

God help us with this awful gorventment this insane brexit. Its shameful!!! That zombie terisa may needs to be shot in the head! along with all the mindless morons that voted for them!

Hace 4 meses
Carol Borthwick
Carol Borthwick

My son has lost 5stone..he looks so ill

Hace 4 meses
TheMarker2015 L.S
TheMarker2015 L.S

The UN is working hand in hand with the EU to bankrupt Europe while making it seem like they're doing good. This is what happens when you let Rothschild and Zionist run your country, so sad.

Hace 5 meses
Stephen John Hall
Stephen John Hall

Like minimum wage we should have a maximum wage. Politicians should stop giving themselves 10%+ pay rises every other year. Austerity should end and the rich pay more tax because they caused the problem with the banks in 2008.

Hace 5 meses
Matthew Read
Matthew Read

As they should. Only the rich are getting richer.

Hace 5 meses
Erin Pierides
Erin Pierides

I think the government need to stop doing this as it’s people’s money not theirs

Hace 5 meses
FinanzFerdinand
FinanzFerdinand

What a stupid question - political statement. The guy is fucking SKINT!!!

Hace 6 meses
no hassle
no hassle

Time to Revolt!

Hace 6 meses
Garrielee Peck
Garrielee Peck

It's shocking whats happing its getting worse every day the people will only take so much then something will happen what this government forgets its in power for all people not just the rich .they have forgotten there is laws if the people think the government is causing problems misery it has the right to do something this England law but it's been covered up they work for the people

Hace 6 meses
TheMasterblaster32
TheMasterblaster32

Murdering torie rich ass snobby cunts... Should be hung for crimes against humanity.

Hace 6 meses
lan dz
lan dz

90 quid for two weeks??

Hace 6 meses
Mad Drivers101
Mad Drivers101

This is UK today. Lords get £300+ a day its shameful UK its a joke

Hace 6 meses
Nima Khaleghy
Nima Khaleghy

Brexit will fix it .

Hace 6 meses
sambozauk
sambozauk

Well if you are going to investigate the UK, useless UN, then you need to investigate America, because in America poverty is on a whole different level to the UK, same in Brazil, Mexico, etc, etc. The problem is Worldwide, so do not pick on one specific country, you useless organization. I say the UN should be scrapped and replaced by a World Government that is not run by America or England, but by neutral Management.

Hace 6 meses
Crazy Cat
Crazy Cat

He's a former soldier how on earth has it come down to this Britain is struggling stop accepting migrants

Hace 6 meses
Saved by Grace.
Saved by Grace.

I have been on long term disability with various health issues of which is copd and was deemed unfit for work and now because I can place my own washing into my machine and make a cup of tea they have declared me fit for work and removed my esa payments and told me to claim universal credit and start looking for work! I'm nearly 64 yrs old with copd depression and high blood pressure that remains high even on medication. 170/120 is my normal and highest is 220/160 I have worked since 1970 up until 2001 when i fell poorly working in nursing on a acute psychiatric ward in the NHS. ..this whole austerity situation and universal credit system is not humane.

Hace 6 meses
John Dory
John Dory

The government are more concerned with immigrants.. Ex vets are dumped on the streets after serving their country.

Hace 6 meses
John Dory
John Dory

Mps. £1 million every 5-7 yrs in expenses... Not including wages. Immigrants have money thrown at them. £13 BILLION OVERSEAS AID.

Hace 6 meses
Me Too
Me Too

2:36 [citation needed]

Hace 6 meses
OutsideLeftGal
OutsideLeftGal

Thank you Alex, very well done. You speak for so many of us. Are the UN actually going to DO SOMETHING now other than hand wringing, doubt it :( Sending you a hug and solidarity xx #PeasantsRevolt2.0

Hace 6 meses
ymimad49
ymimad49

universal credit system is abusive. what I heard about it, I was shocked. who in their right mind would come up with a plan like this. person is on benefits, has to transfer to universal credit, so they apply for it, and their benefits are cut off that day so they have no income while they wait for universal credit to kick in. does that make sense? so they give them loans to keep them going until it kicks in, then they have to PAY IT BACK? the people thinking up these schemes have never themselves been poor and never thought this through. I also have heard the many cases of disabled people suddenly being considered able to work, have heard of those so sick that they died while being expected to look for work. this is criminal and the govt should all be fired from their cushy jobs.

Hace 6 meses
bren
bren

we are no further on since Victorian times..politicians are very harmful to your health and well being.

Hace 8 meses
Ako
Ako

Wish id lose 15 kilos

Hace 8 meses
Bill Bilson
Bill Bilson

Austerity is the answer to curb spending short term, for more control when it's time to spend for the economy. The problem is the government is not thinking enough about the lower end working class, causing people like this chap to have bloody miserable time at best. Austerity isn't necessarily the problem as it's designed to prevent this same problem over the long term. the issue is that they need to make Austerity work for everyone in the short term, as well as the long term. Long term austerity that works for the poor is better than short term austerity that doesn't, especially as most of these lower end policies will carry on after Austerity measures have been removed. Well - it's 2018, and Austerity has been relaxed, but still no change in the welfare cuts that it caused in the first place. Working class Britain has yet to catch up because they've been forgotten, but hopefully there will be benefit from all of this long term for our future generations, and maybe even our own. Oh wait Brexit is about to start - Cameron you idiot. Austerity measures, and then straight after a Brexit referendum? What a numpty. What are you trying to do?? The working class will be in an even worst position after Brexit. Time to boost spending during the crash. That is after all the way our government spends it's money. = Buy drugs and alcohol and snacks to make self feel better about having no money - sounds about right, because God forbid what it will spend it's money on, will certainly not be welfare.

Hace 8 meses
Klaa2
Klaa2

Disgusting.

Hace 8 meses
Brythonic
Brythonic

Deport 10 million non-Brits, and problem solved

Hace 8 meses
Didier Lemoine
Didier Lemoine

Britain us a mess !

Hace 8 meses
Didier Lemoine
Didier Lemoine

Rich people dont pay taxes in the UK !

Hace 8 meses
Didier Lemoine
Didier Lemoine

Wages r so low in the UK that people starving even when they work !

Hace 8 meses
Didier Lemoine
Didier Lemoine

Britain on the way to become a third world country ?

Hace 8 meses
john kelly
john kelly

ex soldier fighting for the queens country starving to keep her crown while somebody cuts the crust of her bread that says it all for me.and before somebody says to me she does not get into politics is she not the head of the goverment therefore being the head of the goverment she must be in control just saying,,,, and good luck to the poor soldier

Hace 9 meses
Marco
Marco

Right wingers love austerity. Cut ....cut...cut..... and destroy everything for the working class.

Hace 9 meses
MR. Right
MR. Right

Stop predatory capitalism!!

Hace 9 meses
Misterlikeseverythin
Misterlikeseverythin

I managed on £150 a month as a student (after rent ofc). Can't say it was easy, but it wasn't that bad. Managed to give a pound for homeless brits (I'm EU citizen) once in a while too. It's just crazy to think that the refugees get housing, get fed and complain, when the people who gave their lives defending this country don't get priority on that. Makes me sick and angry!

Hace 9 meses
roadend78
roadend78

Tory foodbank uk 2018 ?

Hace 9 meses
Soul2soul IBelieveinkarma
Soul2soul IBelieveinkarma

Taking care of the migrants immigrants, they don't give a p about Brits. Everything gone to pot . Shame on all four party's. , our lads get treated like poo and all those arrived an arriving get top benefits , housing, etc. Out may an the rest, vote in Anne Marie Waters.🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🐏🐇🐕🐂🐐🐓🐈

Hace 9 meses
Alison Hilll
Alison Hilll

This makes me sick they just use people and then throw them away .

Hace 9 meses
paul dunlop
paul dunlop

There is extreme poverty in Britain, but Brexit was not the cause, after two years Brexit has not even been achieved yet, this extreme austerity has in place for nearly a decade now! Remember the austerity was to bail out the huge financial organisations who are so pro EU and anti-Brexit and in favour of the mass migration to keep wage costs down and profitable government borrowing up to service the growing expense of mass migration and their multiple dependants joining them who don't join the workforce! We 've not been flooded with doctors engineers and scientists, just an excess of shamelessly exploited cheap labour! Big business privatising profits but socialising costs too us!

Hace 9 meses
suburbenyobbo
suburbenyobbo

How is it the fault of Brexit, we economy has continued to grow well and we have the lowest level of employment since the mid 70s!

Hace 9 meses
Lawrence Willey
Lawrence Willey

I was always led to believe from a young age you joined the army to fight for your country not some bugger else's country!!!!!!!!!!

Hace 9 meses
Lawrence Willey
Lawrence Willey

UN to investigate poverty in U.K. They already know about it they trying to make it worse by demanding more money out of our government and like the divvies the government is they just keep on giving, they need to get our house in order before someone else's because they want Britain like a shit hole altogether!!!!!!

Hace 9 meses
Gary OK
Gary OK

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38538631 Can I have some of this money DWP ?? £270 @ month I get ... they must be mad

Hace 9 meses
FURRIANWARRIOR
FURRIANWARRIOR

Brexit isn’t the problem ffs, people have been going to food banks for YEARS because of the rich/poor divide and rule system. . People are taxed to FUCK. . . This is planned to keep the poor under the jack boot. Just look at how many £Billions are given away to foreign countries each year in ‘charity’, how many £Billions are handed to the EU, how many £Billions are given to the biggest benefit scroungers on the planet (the royal family) each year, and all the greedy fat cat bosses and bankers and MPs. . . . It’s a system of control. Always has been and always will be, we’re all tax cattle. . . .

Hace 9 meses
Gary OK
Gary OK

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38538631

Hace 9 meses
Phillip Priddey
Phillip Priddey

Because the government are to busy giving money to other countries and letting big companies get away with paying tax or business rates. You have to get your own house in order before you help everyone else. These people should be looked after. The people that need it don't get it and the ones that know how to play the system are raking it in

Hace 9 meses
Gary OK
Gary OK

I'm continually without anywhere near enough money ... hate the stuff too ... my finances ...erm I receive 270 pounds per calender month ... 5 months ago I was diagnosed/told by my GP that I'm presently unfit for work ,prescribed pills , offered online counselling... still waiting for the DWP to send me that all important medical health questionnaire that activates UC50 (old ESA) .. So I'm on universalcredit basic allowance .. I understand that I'm sick , need to relax and cheer up .... but sadly due to a miscalculation on the part of DWP I now owe them money ,so I don't receive basic allowance even lol ... and that sort of income is woefully sub par if you really care to think about it !! I care about every person who reads this btw ... please someone sort it out , it drives me dotty .

Hace 9 meses
Littlelady Blue
Littlelady Blue

TEARS

Hace 9 meses
Joseph Henry
Joseph Henry

UK always has been and will continue to more unequal than any other First World states, because there has not been any political or social revolution here for centuries, unlike other European states.

Hace 9 meses
Retro Wrath
Retro Wrath

The man should get a women and start pumping out kids, we'll get a nice house and money for each kid and suddenly his life will be better. Also why isn't he on incapacity benefit?

Hace 9 meses
Emily Pugh
Emily Pugh

I don't agree that this has anything to do with Brexit, I have been seeing this since Cameron took over

Hace 9 meses
Simon Valsler
Simon Valsler

That's how much the govt gives a shit about its people. In the 6th richest country on earth there shouldn't be ANYONE living in extreme poverty, but a disabled veteran????? unbe fuckin lievable!!!!

Hace 9 meses
Jed Ford
Jed Ford

What the UN should be concentrating-on is the appalling RACISM and THEFT of farms from white farmers, AND the slaughter of so many of them BY S A Gov' sanctioned blxck murders.

Hace 9 meses
June Sweeney
June Sweeney

Charity begins at home: START DEPORTATIONS NOW BREXIT MEANS BREXIT

Hace 9 meses
Stuart Little
Stuart Little

The British government will probably take better care of the people the soldier was fighting, once they get asylum in Britain.

Hace 9 meses
Kim Jong-un
Kim Jong-un

Sponger

Hace 9 meses
littlebighorn
littlebighorn

So how come the migrants are getting house clothed fed and have loads of money paid put to them. Smacks of total injustice.

Hace 9 meses
Homa Monfared
Homa Monfared

Shame on Queen Elizabeth evil to get more fat every day, leave some wealth to your people fucking assholes shame.

Hace 9 meses
New World Disorder
New World Disorder

F£CK THE TORIES !

Hace 9 meses
Robin Breeds
Robin Breeds

And Herion is like a Virus in the Coast Areas due to decline in all the Rural and Coastal areas from the EU and London.

Hace 9 meses
G G
G G

If the U.K.s so bad, why do so many want to come here.

Hace 9 meses
Clench Chad Man
Clench Chad Man

work, and its better here than there but still not good

Hace 6 meses
Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Hopkins

Universal Credit, what is that all about, there are plenty of jobs out there get of your fat arses and work, we are tired of paying our tax's for these people could call hand outs. As for the disable soldier he should give what he needs if he served his country.

Hace 9 meses
Tragic trauma
Tragic trauma

Tories are a cancer

Hace 9 meses
Monika Barócsi
Monika Barócsi

Charity begins at home

Hace 9 meses
The Last Spartan
The Last Spartan

the UN want to keep its snout out of brexit as brexit is British business to be sorted by British people not foreigners

Hace 9 meses
Simon Bainbridge
Simon Bainbridge

Always remember, the Tories are scum.

Hace 9 meses
John Buffalo I am 97
John Buffalo I am 97

This guy is pathetic, he should be grateful we gave him opportunity. No one forced him to sign lazy inbred chav

Hace 9 meses
David Wilkinson
David Wilkinson

no magic money tree, we must spend the money on refugees and illegal immigrants. Our own citizens can go hang. And of course our poverty stricken MPs need more money to deal with Brexit apparently. Useless out of touch bastards.

Hace 9 meses
bill davis
bill davis

This is totally discusting,in this day and age,we have people starving in the UK.we have homeless on our streets,single people and families.the government wants to bring more migrants in,we can't support those who need benefits,and they are going to bring in millions more,a cake can only be shared between ex amount of people,so what's the answer,cut the benefits to people like this guy,give what you take off him to migrants.

Hace 9 meses
Charlie Molko
Charlie Molko

This has nothing to do with Brexit...This is a tactic more of the project fear to stop the Brexit....Rather the responsibles are this corrupt government and the mass immigration....

Hace 9 meses
Andrew M
Andrew M

Impact of mass immigration.

Hace 9 meses
Big J Productions
Big J Productions

The out of touch baby boomers elite that run the UK do not realise that automation has eliminated many jobs. the underlying assumption of universal credit is that there are enough jobs for everybody this is simply not true. I am not against automation but I am against people who refuse to see reality.

Hace 9 meses
Richard Barrett
Richard Barrett

The UN should cut back on their lavish salary's and living conditions and give part of that money back to the poor of the world. They have more graft the the EU elites in Brussels and that is saying a whole lot.

Hace 9 meses
Samara Weaving
Samara Weaving

So much for serving, fighting and murdering innocent people abroad to protect "YOUR" country. Must feel like you've been shot in the foot by your so called own (no pun intended).

Hace 9 meses
myroseaccount
myroseaccount

Can't you get a job at McDonalds?

Hace 9 meses
JTucci100
JTucci100

Britain isn't "broke". The government can create money nowadays. Austerity isn't needed. The only reason we have it is because people believe the Conservatives when they say it is needed and don't understand enough about economics to know the truth. Government debt is not a bad thing. It's a good thing. Without it, there would be no economy. It doesn't work like personal debt. Personal debt, the kind of debt you get when you buy fifty pairs of shoes, needs to be avoided. But government debt is needed. If more people realised that, more would vote for a government that spends money to keep its citizens healthy. This Conservative government makes life inhumane for ordinary citizens when it doesn't have to. Just to make extra profits for its mega-rich sponsors.

Hace 9 meses
Martyn Blackburn
Martyn Blackburn

No it can't. The government cannot create money. They have no money to begin with. It's all taxation.

Hace 4 meses
red squirrel
red squirrel

That's the way of the world i'm afraid the rich get fat the poor starve .

Hace 9 meses
Carl S
Carl S

Absolutely disgusting. Wtf is going on. Teresa may should be ashamed of herself along with the other scumbag politicians. Poor lad

Hace 9 meses
Wolfreespirit Rebel
Wolfreespirit Rebel

Boot the jewess May out, seize her offshore bank accounts.

Hace 9 meses
Wolfreespirit Rebel
Wolfreespirit Rebel

Nothing to do with brexit, another government scare tactic to keep us in the Eu scam, OUT means OUT, stop winging conservative messer May, Cameron cried like a baby when he lost the referendum, now mucky May is crying too, she should remember that we employ her to serve us, It’s time to get rid of her!!!!

Hace 9 meses
tfhssn
tfhssn

Let's blame brown people

Hace 9 meses
Dawn Broadhead
Dawn Broadhead

UK SHOULD LOOK AFTER IT'S PEOPLE INSTEAD OF SENDING £BILLIONS IN FOREIGN AID TO COUNTRIES THAT CAN AFFORD A NUCLEAR PROGRAM !!!

Hace 9 meses
EVOLUTION
EVOLUTION

This is nothing to do with Brexit. Shame on the government.

Hace 9 meses
masonwatcher
masonwatcher

Nothing whatsoever to do with finances. Its Freemasons pigging in the trough.

Hace 9 meses
Christien Scheepers
Christien Scheepers

WW 1 & 2 people came home and had no choice but to work !

Hace 9 meses
Arcarsenal
Arcarsenal

This is the Tory's attacking the poor! Tory policy, Tory austerity!! How the hell have you people managed to make this about immigration and brexit.

Hace 9 meses
L G
L G

+Justin Jay Some of us have sufficient intelligence and self awareness to know that it's a clusterfuck.

Hace 6 meses
Justin Jay
Justin Jay

with that mentality (of the poor embracing hate rhetoric against the other), I am tempted to think maybe the poor deserve to be poor until they open their eyes.

Hace 6 meses
L G
L G

It's bizarre.

Hace 9 meses
zcharg0 Harry
zcharg0 Harry

This has to be one of the most retarded interviews ever

Hace 9 meses
SMEGY 89
SMEGY 89

well then it's time we stop immigration on the scale it is as this is not helping dealing with this issue.

Hace 9 meses
ToxiicWarfare
ToxiicWarfare

All these refugees getting ridiculous amounts of money and people who fought for us are getting told to basically fuck off by the government.

Hace 9 meses
Happy Camper
Happy Camper

This is 100% the case for many people and me. I am disabled and cannot work full time. I cannot also get the full amount of PIP. Universal credit has put me in poverty, it's like we have slipped through the net :( I welcome a look into this. Even if it's by the UN.

Hace 9 meses
SMEGY 89
SMEGY 89

well the level of immigration isn't helping since we need to build 4 houses ''3 bedroom ones'' every 4 min's maybe this is why this issues is here, immigration is too high

Hace 9 meses
the man with the green cortina
the man with the green cortina

Lmfao I have known people to live off less and loose stones in weight. It's been happening years, there were 90 people a month dieing last year,where is the news report on the British government murdering disabled people with the help of the job centres and atos!!!!

Hace 9 meses
Mickey Dee
Mickey Dee

Should he apply for asylum in a third world country? ROFL

Hace 9 meses
Ry 94
Ry 94

This is what im saying! But The UN are also corrupt they want to depopulate by year 2030. Read up AGENDA 21. But yes I agree that something needs to be done in our system.

Hace 9 meses
Suley Mehmet
Suley Mehmet

The UK government should be ashamed of themselves. And this has been going on for a while. Our elderly die from exposure in the winter.

Hace 9 meses
SMEGY 89
SMEGY 89

well the level of immigration isn't helping since we need to build 4 houses ''3 bedroom ones'' every 4 min's maybe this is why this issues is here, immigration is too high

Hace 9 meses
Purple Carnations
Purple Carnations

(((Who's))) making the policies?

Hace 9 meses
Big Dave
Big Dave

Uk Pissing into the wind 💨

Hace 9 meses
Jintaro Kensei
Jintaro Kensei

Thats why you don't enlist in the army unless your country is under attack.

Hace 9 meses

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