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UK News Briefing: PM has 12 days to set out Brexit – Universal credit families forced to use food banks & Climate crisis is the most important issue says British public

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In today’s briefing update, Finnish prime minister says Boris has 12 days to set out Brexit plans. 

 Universal credit is forcing families to turn to food banks. 

The public says climate crisis is the most important issue facing the world, according to a poll.

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BREXIT: UK HAS 12 DAYS TO SET OUT PLANS – FINNISH PM

BBC News reports the Finnish prime minister has said Boris Johnson has 12 days to set out his Brexit plans to the EU. Brexit: UK has 12 days to set out plans - Finnish PMAntti Rinne said he and the French President agreed the UK needed to produce the proposals in writing by the end of September. And said if not, “then it’s over.” A Downing Street source said: “We will continue negotiating and put forward proposals at the appropriate time.”

Read the full story on BBC News

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UNIVERSAL CREDIT FORCING PEOPLE TO TURN TO FOOD BANKS

The Independent says the demand for food banks has risen in areas where families have been relying on the bungledUniversal credit forcing people to turn to food banks universal credit system the longest. According to the figures, regions that first switched to the controversial benefit two years ago have seen a rise in the demand for emergency food packages of nearly 50 per cent. Areas, where the system has been in place for 18 months, have seen a 40 per cent rise. And those introduced to universal credit within the last year have seen a 30 per cent increase in demand. 

Read the full story on The Independent 

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CLIMATE CRISIS SEEN AS ‘MOST IMPORTANT ISSUE’ BY THE PUBLIC, POLL SHOWS

The Guardian says a large majority of the public recognise the climate crisis as an “emergency.” And believe politicians Climate crisis seen as ‘most important issue’ by the public, polls showare failing to tackle the problem, instead choosing to back the interests of big oil over the wellbeing of ordinary people. The poll shows the climate crisis is seen as the most important issue facing the world ahead of migration, terrorism and the global economy. In the US it comes in third place behind terrorism and affordable healthcare. 

Read the full story on The Guardian 

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UK News Briefing: PM has 12 days to set out Brexit – Universal credit families forced to use food banks & Climate crisis is the most important issue says British public
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