Monthly Archives: March 2014
Chancellor George Osborne has outlined tax changes and a tough new benefits regime for Britain's unemployed.
Coalition welfare cuts are pushing previously law abiding citizens into "poverty crime", with the number of people stealing food from stores at a nine year high.
The number of people entitled to sickness benefit Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) has soared to all-time high, official figures released in March by the DWP show.
BBC has discovered that only 6% of social housing tenants affected by the coalition government's controversial 'bedroom tax' have moved to a smaller property.
MPs voted 520 to 22 in favour of the cap which will see welfare spending limited to £119.5bn in 2015-16, rising with inflation to a forecasted £126.7bn by 2018-19.