For single people over 25, the standard allowance is due to be cut by £85.05 from £409.89 to £324.84. For couples where at least one person is over 25, it would be cut by £84.31 from £594.04 to £509.91. For single people under 25, the standard allowance is due to be cut by £85.39 from £342.72 to £257.33. For couples where at both people are under 25, it would be cut by £84.66 from £488.59 to £403.93. Note, Universal Credit won’t return to exactly what it was in March 2020. It would be higher - but only by a very small amount. … [Read more...] about Universal Credit cut explained – how much you’ll lose and what vote is about
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Air conditioning is useful, said Noakes, but it must be put on the correct setting. “It is absolutely critical that you put it on fresh air mode,” she said, adding that a number of studies measuring levels of carbon dioxide showed that recirculation mode brought almost no fresh air into the vehicle. … [Read more...] about Space out and cover up: how to make travelling by car more Covid-safe
But Stuart was just as keen to start a family as Zoe: "I told her she should have a back-up and keep investigating her options but at the same time I said I believed it would work out between us and, if it did, I would love to have children with her." … [Read more...] about This Morning’s Dr Zoe Williams, 40, is pregnant after fearing she would never become a mum
He added: "The costumes are so, so good. There’s someone in there singing and they’re dancing. The people are changing their voice as well. Even to be part of it was a huge honour. Working with you guys. For me I was like, wow this is a big deal.” … [Read more...] about The Masked Singer judges: Who’s on the panel?