'Government's benefit cuts will hit black and ethnic population hardest'

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Local Government and also in Communities, Housing

Community leaders have warned that Croydon's black and ethnic populations will be disproportionately affected by the Government's benefit cuts. Croydon Council will become one of four local authorities to trial the Coalition's welfare changes in April, which will see each households' overall benefits capped at £500 a week. There are fears that the cuts will lead to an increase of homelessness in area, This Is Croydon Today reported. And Nero Ughwujabo, chief executive of Croydon Black and Mi...

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