Monthly Archives: June 2015
Protesters are urging the Welsh Government to mitigate the effects of 'bedroom tax'.
75% of independent food banks warn welfare cuts will lead to an increase in demand.
Criticising the hated back to work scheme, Ms Kendall said the Work Programme was a "failed experiment in welfare privatisation".
Research by the TUC found that households with two children will lose £2017.60 over the next five years, due to a further freeze to child benefit.
Industry organisations deny pay levels are linked to receipt of tax credit and warn small employers may not be able to afford salary increases.
Whenever David Cameron states that the government has plans to help us, he creates uneasiness among those who know the opposite is true.
This weeks biggest welfare related news stories from Welfare Weekly and others.
When the taxpayer is taking on so much of the cost of in-work benefit, and the employee getting so much of the blame, there’s really only sheer nerve and hypocrisy left to be admired.
Critics say plans for London clinic come dangerously close to government proposal to give psychological treatments to the unemployed.
This is the heartbreaking moment when a disabled pensioner called the LBC radio station to express fears over potential disability benefit cuts.
Disabled protesters attempted to storm parliament to deliver a letter to speaker John Bercow, say disability campaigners.
The move would see the top rate of tax being lowered from 45p to 40p, while hammering low-income families with £12bn in welfare cuts.
Sick and disabled people don't 'choose' to claim benefits, they have no choice - writes Kathy Lamprell.
Number of children in relative and absolute poverty was 2.3m in 2014, but absolute poverty in households where member has disability rises.
Prime minister’s disclosure, in wake of 200,000-strong petition, comes two days after Iain Duncan Smith’s claim in parliament that such data did not exist.
Disability protesters have stormed the House of Commons in protest over the Government's decision to close the Independent Living Fund.
Capitalism is an 'ideology built on a fraudulent premise', writes Stephen Locke.
A petition calling on the government to publish benefit-related death statistics has now passed 220,000 signatures.
Insecurity of zero-hours contracts and workplace cuts increase the ill-health of people with a disability, a new study shows.
Labour MP Michael Meacher has called for one million people to take to the streets in a mass protest against Tory austerity cuts.
Experts see increase in children taken into care or placed on child protection plans as inevitable consequence of longterm austerity and welfare cuts.
A TORY MP has defied government ministers by admitting that benefit sanctions push vulnerable people into the arms of food banks.