Plans to scrap emergency fund will leave crisis hit families with nowhere to turn by Unemployed in Tyne & Wear

Families in crisis will have nowhere to turn when a £10m emergency fund for the region is axed within months, campaigners warn today. The Children’s Society raises the alarm over Government plans to scrap ‘local welfare assistance schemes’ – seen as a last lifeline to stop vulnerable people falling into debt and destitution. The cash…