What difference to your life has the extra £20 per week made, and what difference would it make if it was taken away?: "Living on benefits before the pandemic was not easy but I have found it even more difficult with the restrictions and school closures. Extra costs for me have been the need of internet connection and having to buy course work books for my daughter as she has no access to school or local libraries. even basic items that we need often means having to pay for postage costs when ordering online. I believe the government needs to look at the amount of money everyone on a low income actually needs to live on to give them a reasonable standard of living, we are living at home without using the heating as we do not have the money to pay for this and food."

Erik J
Jan 25, 2021

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