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  • Right to Food

    Right to Food (Short Version - 5'00) - Duration: 4 minutes, 55 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 182 views
    Letitia and Martin ask why the Government isn't fulfilling its obligations under international law and the Right to Food
  • The reality you don't see on TV

    Peoples Project - Duration: 3 minutes, 1 second.

    • 2 years ago
    • 103 views
    Real Benefits Street - the Story So Far
  • Thank You to the Windermere Centre - Duration: 63 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 132 views
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  • The reality you don't see on TV

    Benefits & Food Banks - Duration: 106 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 329 views
    Real Benefits Street spoke to many people who could not live on their benefits and/or low wage - and ended up having to rely on their local food bank - here some of the stories we discovered.
  • The reality you don't see on TV

    Benefits & Mental Health - Duration: 70 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 298 views
    Real Benefits Street spoke to many people who suffered from mental health problems and said that the benefits system discriminated against them due to the way claims are processed and sanctions app...
  • The reality you don't see on TV

    Benefits Delays - Duration: 99 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 406 views
    Real Benefits Street spoke to many people who had had their claim for benefits delayed, leaving them without any money for weeks on end - here are some of the stories we discovered.
  • The reality you don't see on TV

    Benefits Sanctions - Duration: 85 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 1,221 views
    Real Benefits Street spoke to many people who had been sanctioned, leaving them with nothing to live on for a long period of time. They say sanctions are unfair and leave people destitute - here ar...
  • The reality you don't see on TV

    Simon Volunteering - Duration: 2 minutes, 6 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 116 views
    Simon is putting his life back on track after a diagnosis for a mental health problem. He's been doing some voluntary work which has helped him enormously but now he's got to fill in a DWP from tha...
  • The reality you don't see on TV

    Sean unemployment - Duration: 2 minutes, 17 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 105 views
    Sean has applied for over 2,000 jobs in the past 5 years but has had no joy.
  • The reality you don't see on TV

    Darren Offending - Duration: 2 minutes, 14 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 55 views
    Darren was on benefits but when he ended up in prison he found it very difficult to claim benefits on his release and was left with no money for 14 weeks.
  • The reality you don't see on TV

    Joy Inventions - Duration: 95 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 106 views
    After finding herself jobless and homeless, Joy is now ay University doing a textile degree. Here she shows us some of her inventions.
  • The reality you don't see on TV

    Simon Mental Health - Duration: 2 minutes, 4 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 114 views
    Simon was employed for 30 years until his mental health deteriorated and he couldn't work. He says the system doesn't cope very well with mental health issues.
  • Real Benefits Street Ad - Duration: 39 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 452 views
    A challenge to Channel 4's statement that Benefits Street shows "the reality of life on benefits"
  • The reality you don't see on TV

    Hawa - Duration: 2 minutes, 30 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 98 views
    Hawa escaped from an abusive forced marriage but ended up having to survive on food vouchers of just £35 a week
  • Kalhan - Duration: 2 minutes, 21 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 111 views
    Kalhan receives benefits after a neurological disorder made her unable to work. She lives in fear of being reassessed
  • The reality you don't see on TV

    Damon Struggling - Duration: 70 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 79 views
    Damon says everyone is struggling to make ends meet and that proper full-time jobs is the only answer
  • Deborah PIP - Duration: 119 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 71 views
    Deborah loves her job and although she could be better off by £120 if she didn't work she says that's not for her
  • Kimberley self employed - Duration: 100 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 120 views
    Kimberley says being unemployed makes it even harder to find work - she's now thinking of starting her own business
  • The reality you don't see on TV

    Caz Waiting - Duration: 2 minutes, 18 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 127 views
    Caz had to wait 8 weeks when she changed from JSA to ESA and split up with her partner. She says that poor communication is a huge issue and leaves people with no money and no food. She says she wa...
  • Real Benefits Street ad - Duration: 43 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 57 views
    The real experts give their reactions to 'Benefits Street' and its claim to portray "the reality of life on benefits".
  • The reality you don't see on TV

    Sean - Job Centre - Duration: 2 minutes, 9 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 195 views
    Sean is crossing his finger sthat he'll get the jb - but he says it's no thanks to the Job Centre who haven't helped him at all
  • The reality you don't see on TV

    Caz Foodbank - Duration: 110 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 220 views
    Caz was left with only £177 for a staggering 8 weeks to feed herself and her two teenage sons whilst the Job Centre processed her claim. She ended up going to her local food bank.
  • The reality you don't see on TV

    Kimberley Job Seeker - Duration: 2 minutes, 29 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 783 views
    Kimberley is claiming Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) but is doubtful that the current system run by the Job Centre wlll help her get a job
  • The reality you don't see on TV

    Tanya Bedroom Tax - Duration: 81 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 333 views
    Tanya is annoyed that she has to pay the 'bedroom tax' - she believes that moving is not an option as she would lose her support netwrok
  • The reality you don't see on TV

    Lisa Sanctions - Duration: 117 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 739 views
    Lisa found herself sanctioned because she had managed to find a job - but it was only 14 hours per week instead of the required 16 hours.
  • The reality you don't see on TV

    Gary Mental Health - Duration: 99 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 1,632 views
    Gary faced a loss of his benefits when he was told he hadn't scored any points for his ESA assessment. The problem was, the person doing the assessment didn't properly understand mental health issues.
  • The reality you don't see on TV

    Letitia Benefits - Duration: 105 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 196 views
    Letitia says life is hard on benefits with choices to be made each day on how to best survive and feed her family
  • The reality you don't see on TV

    Joy Letters - Duration: 109 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 276 views
    Joy is so afraid of being evicted or losing her benefits she can't face opening letters - she is frightened of what the postman might deliver.
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