Articles by Dan Dumoulin

Letter to DS 101016

How many more people have to die before the government acts to end rough sleeping?

The ‘Nowhere safe to stay – the dangers of sleeping rough’ report, released yesterday, has shed light on the stark realities of sleeping rough. The accounts from our clients who took part in the research, are without doubt distressing. How many more people have to die before the government acts to end rough sleeping? Read more

Oct 20th | Dan Dumoulin | Campaigns, Events, Uncategorized
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Benefit delays force our clients to use foodbanks

Last week St Mungo’s Broadway submitted evidence to the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee inquiry on benefit delivery. Dan Dumoulin, our Senior Policy and Research Officer, explains. We welcomed the new committee’s decision to launch this inquiry, as we know delays and errors in the delivery of benefits cause real harm to our […] Read more

Sep 7th | Dan Dumoulin | Guest blogs
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Sanctions – and support into work

Today the Work and Pensions Select Committee publishes its report on benefit sanctions. Dan Dumoulin, our Senior Policy and Research Officer, explains why we believe an independent review of sanctions should be accompanied by more effective employment support for our clients. Read more

Mar 24th | Dan Dumoulin | Key posts, News

How do benefit sanctions affect people who are homeless?

Last Friday, St Mungo’s Broadway submitted evidence to the Work and Pensions Select Committee Inquiry – Benefit sanctions policy beyond the Oakley review. Daniel Dumoulin, our Senior Policy and Research Officer, spoke to our residents about how sanctions have affected their lives.  Read more

Dec 15th | Dan Dumoulin | Guest blogs, News
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The end of local welfare provision?

Local welfare provision schemes, run by local councils and funded by central Government, are frequently used by our residents to buy some essentials as they move on in their lives. Dan Dumoulin, senior policy officer, explains more. Read more

Jul 11th | Dan Dumoulin | Support

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