Delegates from the South have arrived in Glasgow for the annual Liberal Democrat party conference.
Teenagers have taken up the cause of those fleeing danger in other countries to create a drama outlining the plight of refugees.
There’s no doubt we need to tackle the rising housing benefit bill but are new welfare reforms a fair way forward?
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The so-called bedroom tax, changes to disability allowance, and a cap on benefits - it's all part of the welfare reforms being phased in from next week.
Starting on Monday, some of our poorest households - two million across the country - will be paying more council tax as a result of the changes. That will be around £140 extra a year.
This week, we've been looking at these Goverment reforms - and how they're affecting people. Tonight our social affairs correspondent Christine Alsford talks to senior government minister and Conservative MP for Fareham, Mark Hoban, about why it's happening.
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Many disabled people fear that planned changes to the welfare system will leave many of them struggling to live independently. Under the reforms, every disabled person of working age is going to be reassessed - and one in five will not qualify for help in the future.
However, the Government says that we need to tackle the welfare budget - and reduce a bill that, for some disability benefits, has grown by more than a third in a decade.
Our social affairs correspondent Christine Alsford reports.
The interviewees are: Michael Grimmett, who receives disability benefits; Gail Loynes, a disability advisor; the Paralympic athlete Sophie Christiansen; and Simon Skuse, a stroke survivor.
The report is followed by a studio discussion about the topic.
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A widow who was told she would need to pay an extra £14 per week to stay in her home, is packing the last of her belongings and moving out.
Under government welfare reforms, her two bedroom bungalow is judged to have more space than she needs. So she's having to move out before her housing benefit is cut back.
Thousands of people in the South say the so called "Bedroom Tax" is unfair. But isn't it just as unfair to expect others to spend months and years on waiting lists in cramped and overcrowded conditions?
With 250,000 households living in overcrowded rented accommodation, can you tell the other side of the story? If so email firstname.lastname@example.org.