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national assistance

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(Social Welfare) (in Britain) formerly a weekly allowance paid to certain people by the state to bring their incomes up to minimum levels established by law. Now replaced by: income support
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Noun1.national assistance - benefits paid to bring incomes up to minimum levels established by law
social insurance - government provision for unemployed, injured, or aged people; financed by contributions from employers and employees as well as by government revenue
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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Producers of pigs conducting agricultural activity in the area infected or threatened with the occurrence of African swine fever, in the Mazowieckie, Podlasie, Warmian-Masurian and Lublin Voivodeships, may submit applications for assistance - within the national assistance program - to the poviat offices of the Agency for Restructuring and Modernization of Agriculture.
Inverclyde Council said national assistance funerals are rare in the area - about two a year.
OKLAHOMA CITY The National Assistance League has scheduled meetings to explore opening a chapter in Oklahoma City.
TAP) - A survey to assess the performance of the fight against poverty programmes in Tunisia released public on Friday, revealed the existence of a "growing" gap between the minimum wage and public cash transfer for the national assistance programme to needy families (PNAFN) that changed from 7% in 1987 to 22% in 2010 and increased to 45% in 2015.
Mr Corbyn said Labour should not compromise its commitment to the welfare state: "In the 1940s, national assistance and national insurance and all those pieces of legislation said that nobody should live in destitution," he said.
That was our inspiration," said member of the management of a national assistance campaign that started early this year covering all the Syrian provinces, referring to a report published by Syrian media.
welfare in response to the passage of Labour's Family Allowances Act and National Assistance Act.
Years ago whilst employed by the then National Assistance Board (we now know as DWP), they often took people off unemployment benefit by putting them on to snow clearance or helping the city in other ways.
9 --(BNA)-- The Royal Charity Organization (RCO)'s Secretary-General also Chairman of the National Assistance Committee's Executive Panel, Dr.
The old welfare system was abolished in the National Assistance Act 1948, which provided a safety net for the homeless, the disabled, and unmarried "mothers, as well as the elderly living below the poverty line.
JFF will vet the document with states, college representatives, and partners on the Completion by Design National Assistance Team, see which ideas gain traction, and revise and adapt it over time to reflect changes in the priorities and strategies of the initiative and its participating colleges and states.

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